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Man's Cape (Akhnif)

A work made of wool and cotton: slit tapestry weave; embroidered with wool and cotton in heavy chain, herring bone, interlacing and stem stitches; main warp cut fringe, twined and wrapped; added wrapped cut fringe and leather binding stitched with hemp.
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  • A work made of wool and cotton: slit tapestry weave; embroidered with wool and cotton in heavy chain, herring bone, interlacing and stem stitches; main warp cut fringe, twined and wrapped; added wrapped cut fringe and leather binding stitched with hemp.

Date:

Mid–19th century

Artist:

Ait Ouaouzguite Confederation
Siroua Mountains, Morocco

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artist

Ait Ouaouzguite Confederation (Maker)

Title

Man's Cape (Akhnif)

Origin

Morocco

Date

Made 1825–1875

Medium

Wool and cotton: slit tapestry weave; embroidered with wool and cotton in heavy chain, herring bone, interlacing and stem stitches; main warp cut fringe, twined and wrapped; added wrapped cut fringe and leather binding stitched with hemp

Dimensions

147.3 × 270.3 cm (58 × 106 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Pauline S. Armstrong Endowment

Reference Number

2003.79

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