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Belt

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Artist Unknown (Syria)

Date

late 19th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Belt, Artist Unknown (Syria)
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Surface Ornamentation (Do Not U | Cotton, metallic thread, leather; embroidered
Size: 35 x 2 in. (88.9 x 5.08 cm)38 1/2 in. (97.79 cm) (object part, tassel)
Creation Place: Syria, Aleppo or Damascus
Culture: Syria
Style: 19th century
Physical Description: red knit with yellow metallic thread satin embroidery covers a stiff core; metallic wrapped cords and knots alternate with red cords to form long tassel; narrow, notched strap sewn to reverse; one end includes small metal buckle--sewn on; mounted with lea
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Richard L. Simmons in memory of Roberta Grodberg Simmons
Accession Number: 2005.136.62
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Added to Site: March 1, 2009