Large and small fragments, stitched together
Object Place: Egypt
11 x 15 cm (4 5/16 x 5 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Undyed tabby-woven linen ground, embroidered with faded red, yellow and blue silks in stem and chain stitches. Between narrow borders showing repeated trefoils, a large conventionalized leaf with a small heart at its two narrow branches, each bearing a single heart-shaped leaf. Red silk almost entirely disappeared. Soiled, stained; holes.
Harriet Otis Cruft Fund