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

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Artist

Ait Ouaouzguite Confederation

Title

Man's Cape (Akhnif)

Origin

Morocco

Date

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 x 270.3 cm (58 x 106 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Pauline S. Armstrong Endowment

Reference Number

2003.79

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