Embroidery

Moroccan


Dimensions

Overall: 19.5 x 46.5 cm (7 11/16 x 18 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1392

Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk embroidery

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Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Heavy white cotton. On one end is worked with green silk, a wide border of diamonds, triangles and oblique bands. On each side are guard bands, on which are worked star-like forms, and above which are conventional symmetrical plants, the stitch used is similar to that of the Italian punto tirato.

Credit Line

Gift of A. W. Longfellow