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Embroidered towel

Probably Moroccan (Fez)
19th century


Object Place: Morocco (probably)

Dimensions

76 x 84 cm (29 15/16 x 33 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.2049

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Plain white cotton with a decorative border, embroidered in cross stitch, at either end. Design consists of a highly stylized geometric tree or plant (?) repeating side-by-side in a row above a band with repeating lozenge motifs. Red, yellow and blue silk yarns on a cotton ground. Partially stained and soiled.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection