Pillow cover end

Moroccan
17th or 18th century


Dimensions

Overall: 13.3 x 42.5 cm (5 1/4 x 16 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

22.252

Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

A band of embroidery in pinkish red silk on unbleached cotton; the design worked solidly with diagonal rows of a slanting stitch is composed of irregular geometric forms such as diamonds, crosses and diagonal bands.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection