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Cloak

Native NameCharshaf
Object Number:54-25-6
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Turkish
Provenience: Turkey (Country)
Section:Near Eastern
Technique:Handspun
Woven
Length: 234 cm
Width: 97 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Helen J. Airgood in memory of Dr. S. Paul Jones, 1954

Description

Charshaf. White with stepped purple band and with scattered purple floral motifs; a sheet handspun and hand woven; worn by Turkish women outside the harem.

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