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Linen on which are panels of heavy embroidery in red silk

Moorish
17th century


Dimensions

84 x 202.5 cm (33 1/16 x 79 3/4 in.); Legacy dimension: 2.025 x .84

Accession Number

76.460

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery

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Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Linen on which are panels of heavy embroidery in red silk. In the center three stars worked in tent stitch. Grounds yellow, design in red, light green, light blue, purple, black and white. Across one end, a woven border of stripes of red and green silk. Similar border in middle of the other end.

Provenance

Purchased at the Centennial Exposition, Philadelphia

Credit Line

General Funds