Two arm bands worn in Ishtar of the Seven Gates.
Two arm bands (possibly a pair). The bands consists of a strip of gold and black brocade woven with an Egyptian design and decorated with two bands of metallic ribbon. From the hem hangs a thick fringe of black cotton rope braids trimmed with (new) gold braid.
These items were given to Karoun Tootikian by Ruth St. Denis. Tootikian worked with St. Denis from 1945. The costumes were then gifted to Stephanie Clemens and were used up until the 1990s.