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Woman's Headcover or Veil (Ajar)

A work made of center sides: silk, plain weave with supplementary warps; center: silk, plain weave; center upper and lower thirds: silk, plain weave with two-color supplementary patterning wefts bound in plain interlacings; ends: bands of 2:2 twill weave self-patterned by ground weft floats.

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  • A work made of center sides: silk, plain weave with supplementary warps; center: silk, plain weave; center upper and lower thirds: silk, plain weave with two-color supplementary patterning wefts bound in plain interlacings; ends: bands of 2:2 twill weave self-patterned by ground weft floats.

Date:

Mid–19th century

Artist:

Tunisia

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Textiles

Culture

Hispano-Islamic

Title

Woman's Headcover or Veil (Ajar)

Origin

Tunisia

Date

Made 1925–1975

Medium

Center sides: silk, plain weave with supplementary warps; center: silk, plain weave; center upper and lower thirds: silk, plain weave with two-color supplementary patterning wefts bound in plain interlacings; ends: bands of 2:2 twill weave self-patterned by ground weft floats

Dimensions

259 × 61.8 cm (102 × 24 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Minasian Royalties

Reference Number

2001.448

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