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Woman's ceremonial hand towel


Artist Unknown (Morocco)


19th-20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Woman's ceremonial hand towel, Artist Unknown (Morocco)
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Surface Ornamentation (Do Not U | Linen, silk; embroidery
Size: 30 x 76 3/16 in. (76.2 x 193.5 cm) (without fringe or trim)
Creation Place: Africa, Morocco, Rabat
Culture: Africa, Morocco
Style: 19th-20th century
Physical Description: thin ivory fabric with sheer and opaque stripes; light green embroidery in a leafy motif around edges; trim with fringe on both short sides; short green fringe on one side
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Ethel Morrison Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 99.106.2
Added to Site: February 28, 2009