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Headscarf

A work made of wool and linen, plain weave; embroidered with wool, silk, cotton and linen in chequered chain, double running, herringbone, threaded herringbone, pattern darning, satin and stem stitches; silk, cotton and linen wrapped cut tassels; top edge: linen and wool, weft twining; warp fringe wrapped with wool and embroidered with silk in compound cross stitches: lower edge: silk, centered weft twining; edged with cotton wrapped cord; silk and cotton wrapped cut tassels.

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  • A work made of wool and linen, plain weave; embroidered with wool, silk, cotton and linen in chequered chain, double running, herringbone, threaded herringbone, pattern darning, satin and stem stitches; silk, cotton and linen wrapped cut tassels; top edge: linen and wool, weft twining; warp fringe wrapped with wool and embroidered with silk in compound cross stitches: lower edge: silk, centered weft twining; edged with cotton wrapped cord; silk and cotton wrapped cut tassels.

Date:

Early 20th century

Artist:

Ida ou Nadif
Anti-Atlas Mountains region, Morocco

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Culture

Ida Ou Nadif

Title

Headscarf

Place

Morocco (Object made in)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

Made 1900–1925

Medium

Wool and linen, plain weave; embroidered with wool, silk, cotton and linen in chequered chain, double running, herringbone, threaded herringbone, pattern darning, satin and stem stitches; silk, cotton and linen wrapped cut tassels; top edge: linen and wool, weft twining; warp fringe wrapped with wool and embroidered with silk in compound cross stitches: lower edge: silk, centered weft twining; edged with cotton wrapped cord; silk and cotton wrapped cut tassels

Dimensions

76.1 × 64 cm (30 × 25 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Edward E. Ayer Endowment in memory of Charles L. Hutchinson

Reference Number

2002.266

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