Striped Silk Sash

Originating in Syria, this sash or scarf is made of fine silk that is woven to create multi-colored stripes. The length is too short to have been worn as a traditional waist sash on a man, so this piece may have been made for a woman’s waist, or to be worn as a head or neck scarf.

The fringe at the ends are not continuous threads from the warp – they are knotted on to the finished piece. They are, however, the same color and thread as the rest of the piece.

Circa: 19th century

Origin: Syria

Material: Silk

Condition: Few stains, fair condition and wear

Dimensions: 68" x 6" (including fringe)

Inventory number: TX5159



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