Fragment of embroidery
Object Place: Baghdad, Mesopotamia
18.5 x 4.2 cm (7 5/16 x 1 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ecru tabby-woven ground (silk warp, linen weft?), embroidered with brown and ivory silk and couched gold yarns. One half unworked; other half shows a star in a roundel and six lozenges; trefoils in interspaces. Gold discolored, silks partly gone. Holes, ragged.
John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund