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Tent hanging

Tapestry woven tent hanging with fine white wool warps, heavier wool wefts. White center field with red stripes; at each end, a band of red and green camels(?) on white ground, with border of blue and black checkerboard squares, followed by fine stripes of blue, black, green, yellow and brown on...

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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,

Accession Number

RES.13.60

Medium or Technique

Wool, tapestry weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles