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Strip of linen embroidered heavily with red silk

Moorish
17th century


Dimensions

54 x 89 cm (21 1/4 x 35 1/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .89 x .54

Accession Number

76.462

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

In the center three stars worked in blue, light green, red, violet, light yellow white and black silk, and silver thread. Piece of linen sewed on each end, on which is a tile like design worked in tent stitch. The ground yellow, design in the same colors as the stars but without silver thread.

Provenance

Purchased at the Centennial Exposition, Philadelphia

Credit Line

General Funds