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Scarf

Mediterranean
18th–19th century


Object Place: Morocco (?)

Dimensions

164 x 75 cm (64 9/16 x 29 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

43.450

Medium or Technique

Cotton mull with self-fringe, cotton tambor, and cotton and gold-colored metal strip wrapped on orange silk core embroidery

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Rectangular White Indian Cotton mull with simple semi-naturalistic sprig motives, in tambour work in white cotton yarn, in an open comber repeat pattern. Narrow borders with crude stylized floral motives in purple silk and metallic yarns. In each corner is a similar floral spray, angled towards the center. Warp yarn fringe at either end. Minor stains; slightly soiled.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection