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Piece made from a bed cover

Moroccan
19th century


Object Place: Morocco

Dimensions

31 x 127.5 cm (12 3/16 x 50 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.435

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Moroccan, 19th Century piece, made up of a bed cover. Natural linen ground, almost entirely covered with ornament executed in herringbone stitch with polyschorme silks. yellow ground; end pieces show conventional blossoms and leaves in red, blue, green, violet, beige and white, outlined in black. Stained and patched. Beige silks missing in several areas.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb