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Bed furnishing

Moroccan (Chechaoven)
18th–19th century


Object Place: Morocco

Dimensions

82 x 127.5 cm (32 5/16 x 50 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

46.717

Medium or Technique

Silk; Embroidered

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

A rectangular piece of white cotton with warp fringe at top and bottom and polychrome silk warp stripes woven in on either side. On the field are two pairs of roughly rectangular motives meeting at the center and densely embroidered in red silk with green silk highlights each with a section of warp-wrapping, in polychrome silk yarns, giving the apperance of split tapestry technique. Slightly soiled.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection