Embroidery

Moroccan


Dimensions

Overall: 19.3 x 46.5 cm (7 5/8 x 18 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

22.247

Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

A band of embroidery, probably from a pillow cover, worked with pinkish red silk on unbleached cotton; the design is geometric being composed of diamonds, stars, etc. The stitch used is a short straight stitch.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection