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Tent Hanging or Coverlet (Djerbi)

A work made of wool, stripes of weft-faced plain weave and stripes of slit and double interlocking tapestry weave, main warp fringe.
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  • A work made of wool, stripes of weft-faced plain weave and stripes of slit and double interlocking tapestry weave, main warp fringe.

Date:

Mid–/late 19th century

Artist:

Possibly Laghouat, Algeria

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Tent Hanging or Coverlet (Djerbi)

Place

Algeria (Object made in)

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Made 1850–1900

Medium

Wool, stripes of weft-faced plain weave and stripes of slit and double interlocking tapestry weave, main warp fringe

Dimensions

380.7 × 154.4 cm (149 7/8 × 60 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Major Acquisitions Fund

Reference Number

2003.175

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