Embroidery

Moroccan


Dimensions

Overall: 28 x 46.5 cm (11 x 18 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1394

Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk embroidery

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Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White cotton of fancy weave. Across the bottom is a border of star-like flowers and conventional, symmetrical plants, worked with deep pinkish red silk and with a stitich similar to that used in Italian punto tirato. The edge is finished with buttonhole stitch and a fringe of loose warp threads.

Credit Line

Gift of A. W. Longfellow