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Cushion cover

Museum number:
9-23723
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21090023723
Alternate number:
23b (previous number (collector's original number))
Accession number:
Acc.4812
Object count:
1
Description:
Cushion cover, masnad 2" center panel of orange zigzag on green and red, 'weirjan. 5/8" wide 'weirjan in orange and purple and fuschia. Green predominating with stripes of red, fuschia, purple, blue, and maroon. Cover 4.5" thick foam. No edge treatments or finishes. Sides whip-stitched and tops turned under and sewn to close opening. 13 EPI. They make (almost) everything in synthetic now.
Donor:
Joy Hilden
Collection place:
Saudi Arabia
Verbatim coll. place:
Al Jouf. Jurayid family compound
Culture or time period:
Bedouin
Maker or artist:
Fayda
Collector:
Joy Hilden
Collection date:
1987
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household and 4.1 Dwellings and Furnishings
Production date:
circa 1987
Accession date:
2019
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Dimensions:
whole— width 20 inches and whole— length 33 inches
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