Fragment of strip, bed ornament

Moroccan
17th–18th century


Dimensions

58 x 64 cm (22 13/16 x 25 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

32.73

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with silk embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of strip to ornament bed. Ground: linen. Design: eight-pointed star filled with interlacing geometric pattern worked in a stitch resembling herring bone in which the threads do not cross, with red, yellow, black blue, and green silk. From each side of the star points triangles half red and half yellow protrude. Worn.

Credit Line

Gift of R. R. Goodell