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Woman's rectangular head-veil (ma'jar) with orange silk warp. Central orange silk section with horizontal striped bands at either end in blue, red, green, orange and white silk thread. Loose warp threads at either end finished with weft-faced white silk strip. Short warp threads cut off unevenly at either end.
- Made in: Mahdia (?)
- Found/Acquired: Mahdia
- Length: 124 centimetres
- Width: 81 centimetres
Good. Some slight creasing, prominent folds. Very stiff.
- Used at: Chebba*
1998 (5 March)
This fieldwork collection was purchased, together with Af1998,02-03, using BP (British Petroleum) sponsorship in February-March 1998.
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
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Object reference number: EAF119261
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