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Shoulder Cloth (Akbazi)

A work made of wool, plain weave; appliquéd with nylon machine knitting and wool and rayon felt; embroidered with wool, wax-coated-wool and rayon in buttonhole, cross, long-armed cross, and stem stitches; back stitch couching; knotted wool and cut fringe.

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  • A work made of wool, plain weave; appliquéd with nylon machine knitting and wool and rayon felt; embroidered with wool, wax-coated-wool and rayon in buttonhole, cross, long-armed cross, and stem stitches; back stitch couching; knotted wool and cut fringe.

Date:

1930s/40s

Artist:

Ida ou Nadif
Anti-Atlas Mountains region, Morocco

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Culture

Ida Ou Nadif

Title

Shoulder Cloth (Akbazi)

Place

Morocco (Object made in)

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Made 1930–1949

Medium

Wool, plain weave; appliquéd with nylon machine knitting and wool and rayon felt; embroidered with wool, wax-coated-wool and rayon in buttonhole, cross, long-armed cross, and stem stitches; back stitch couching; knotted wool and cut fringe

Dimensions

49 × 43.7 cm (19 1/4 × 17 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

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

Reference Number

2002.271

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