hanging (soft furnishings: hangings)

A decorative soft furnishing. The main section of the hanging is made from strips of woven fibrous material, dyed blue-green, purple, and pink alternately. The strips have been made separately, and then sewn together with white thread. Long blue-green tassels hang from one end of the hanging, with shorter green tassels hanging from the other end. These tassels are made from the same material as the woven part and are sewn to it with white thread.

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