A long, thin cloth, described as a kerchief in the acquisition information. Made of two layers of natural cream tabby woven cloth. The longer piece is made of an open weave silk (?) cloth with identical patterning embroidered in a square at each end. Meandering foliage patterns worked in yellow silk thread and gold-coloured metal-wrapped thread and metal strip. The edges of this part of the cloth are edged with crochet using cream silk thread. The shorter cloth is softer and made of cotton (?). Some staining.

An00287463 001 l


Made Of
silk, ?, cotton, metal
Type of Thing
waist-band, ["kerchief", "?"]
plain weave, embroidered, crocheted


Found In
Made In
Iraq, ?


Acquired In

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