Sample of twisted yellow silk embroidery thread.
- Made in: Mahdia
- Found/Acquired: Mahdia
- Length: 7 centimetres
- Width: 1.5 centimetres (in bundle)
Such silk thread is used by women to embroider garments prepared for marriage and other special occasions.
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: EAF64358
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