A white cotton cushion-cover with arabesque design in applique pieces of blue cotton cloth. Made by the 'khiyamiya' or tent-makers of Cairo, the pattern of such textiles is of a type traditionally used on large tent-hangings.
- Found/Acquired: Cairo
- (Africa,Egypt,Lower Egypt,Nile Delta,Cairo)
- Length: 89 centimetres
- Width: 89 centimetres
1995, London, Museum of Mankind (Room 5), 'Display and Modesty'
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
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Object reference number: EAF28106
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