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Tassel band


Artist Unknown (Syria)



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Tassel band, Artist Unknown (Syria)
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Non-Woven (Do Not Use) | Silk or rayon (?), white metal, glass beads
Size: 15 x 44 in. (38.1 x 111.76 cm)15 in. (38.1 cm) (band)9 1/2 in. (24.13 cm) (open braid)3 1/4 in. (8.26 cm) (tassels)
Creation Place: Syria
Culture: Syria
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: black and maroon with supplementary weft designs on top, 1 3/4" woven band; braided open work 8 1/2" wide; hanging from braid are tassels that are wrapped and beaded with long, white metal beads and tiny, blue seed beads; all tassels are the same color
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Richard L. Simmons in memory of Roberta Grodberg Simmons
Accession Number: 2005.136.135
Added to Site: March 1, 2009