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Fragment of strip, bed ornament

Moroccan
17th–18th century


Dimensions

54 x 230 cm (21 1/4 x 90 9/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 2.30 x .54

Accession Number

32.78

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of strip to ornament bed. Ground: thin neutral colored linen. Design: six eight-pointed stars connected by rectangles with pointed ends filled with geometric and interlacing patterns worked in variations of herring bone stitch in red, blue, dark blue, green and yellow.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund