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Tent hanging

Woven wool tent hanging with red ground, primarily green patterning, with bands and spot motifs of brocading in white, black, ocher and blue.

Provenance

About 1893, purchased in Algeria by Mr. and Mrs. Thornton K. Lothrop; 1913, gift of the Lothrops to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 6, 1913)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thorton K. Lothrop

Algerian, possibly mid-19th century

Object Place

Algeria

Accession Number

RES.13.58

Medium or Technique

Brocaded wool tapestry weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles