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White linen

Moorish
17th century?


Dimensions

131 x 207 cm (51 9/16 x 81 1/2 in.); Legacy dimension: 2.07 x 1.31

Accession Number

76.461

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

In the middle, heavy embroidery in blue silk. The three stars in the center have been picked out and replaced by red velvet embroidered in gold thread and spangles. On each end is sewed a piece of linen on which an oblong space is embroidered with tent stitch in bright yellow, magenta, blue, green, yellow-pink, and black.

Provenance

Purchased at the Centennial Exposition, Philadelphia

Credit Line

General Funds