Object Place: Egypt
32.5 x 32.5 cm (12 13/16 x 12 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Linen square, hemmed on all sides. Undyed tabby-woven linen ground, embroidered with violet-brown and yellow-brown silk in long flat stitches resembling inlaid weaving. Four narrow bands, one parallel to each side, with feathery edges and a looping, meandering line down center. Direction of stitch coresponds only in opposite bands. Soiled, incrustations, holes.
Harriet Otis Cruft Fund