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Shawl

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Artist Unknown (Egypt)

Date

c. 1950

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Shawl, Artist Unknown (Egypt)
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Surface Ornamentation (Do Not U | Silk, cotton (?), polyester
Size: 27 x 47 in. (68.58 x 119.38 cm)
Creation Place: Egypt, Siwa Oasis, Siwa oasis
Culture: Egypt
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: black polyester with assorted patterns of vertical embroidery in gold, red, green and rust; approx. 4" tassels in same colors--on 2 sides, equally spaced--on bottom, in clusters; some off-white tassels may be cotton
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Richard L. Simmons in memory of Roberta Grodberg Simmons
Accession Number: 2005.136.16
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Added to Site: March 1, 2009