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Blanket (Hanbel)


Artist Unknown (Morocco)


late 19th-early 20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Blanket (Hanbel), Artist Unknown (Morocco)
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Woven Fabric (Do Not Use) | Wool, cotton, sequins; plain weave, pile weave
Size: 97 1/4 x 60 5/16 in. (247.02 x 153.26 cm)
Creation Place: Africa, Morocco, Middle Atlas Mountains
Culture: Africa, Morocco, Middle Atlas Mountains
Style: 19th-20th century
Physical Description: woven, blanket-like object with pile created with multicolored threads on back; chevrons on front, each woven in different pattern with white, blue, red, orange and tan yarn on maroon ground; rows of sequins sewn on top in a grid; twisted brown fringe on
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Ethel Morrison Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 99.106.1
Added to Site: February 28, 2009