Object Place: Chechaoven or Tetoven, Morocco
Overall: 257 x 201 cm (101 3/16 x 79 1/8 in.)
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Large field of white cotton with a pair of similar parallel rectangular design areas which run from top to bottom. Designs: a central star motif heavily embroidered in green silk yarns with three applied star-like devices, a larger central one flanked by a pair of smaller ones of floral and geometric motives in red silk and metallic yarns plus spangels. This is continued on either side into rectangular areas of similar green silk embroidery, each with a square panel bearing a symmetrical stylized floral (?) motif in bright polychrome silk yarns. The field is soiled; applique is worn.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection