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Woman's wrap-around outer garment (manshaf). Rectangular cloth made of silk; red-dyed warp with horizontal weft stripes in blue- and red-dyed silk. Unfinished fringes at either end; loose warp threads bordered by narrow woven band as cut from the loom.
- Made in: Gabes
- Found/Acquired: Mahdia
- Length: 204 centimetres
- Width: 107 centimetres
- Used at: Gabes
This fieldwork collection was purchased, together with Af1998,02-03, using BP (British Petroleum) sponsorship in February-March 1998. This garment was acquired on 5 March 1998 in Mahdia.
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
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Object reference number: EAF111834
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