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Cushion cover

Museum number:
9-23722
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21090023722
Alternate number:
23a (previous number (collector's original number))
Accession number:
Acc.4812
Object count:
1
Description:
Cushion cover, masnad. Maroon with green and yellow zigzag 'weirjan pattern 2" wide. Has stripes of red, green, pink, and purple. 4 stripes of molar patterns circa 1/2" wide. 17 EPI thread count per inch. No edge treatment/finish. Sides whip-stitched and tops turned under and sewn to close opening. Warp faced plain weave with warp substitution. stuffed with thick, dense foam, 4" thick.
Donor:
Joy Hilden
Collection place:
Saudi Arabia
Verbatim coll. place:
Al Jouf. Jurayid family compound
Culture or time period:
Bedouin
Maker or artist:
Tarfa
Collector:
Joy Hilden
Collection date:
1985
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household
Production date:
circa 1985
Accession date:
2019
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Dimensions:
whole— length 30 inches and whole— width 18 inches
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