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Embroidery

Moorish


Dimensions

49 x 187 cm (19 5/16 x 73 5/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.87 x .49

Accession Number

93.237

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery

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Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Linen, heavily embroidered in violet silk. In the center three stars worked in tent stitch. Ground of middle one rose, design yellow-green, blue light yellow, gray-green and violet. Ground of smaller stars yellow-green, design rose, violet and blue. Sewed to each end are pieces of linen of tile like designs. The ground of one soft yellow of the other mustard color. Designs rose, light green, light blue, dark blue and violet. Across one end are stripes woven in yellow, red, and blue silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection