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Bottom of curtain

Moroccan
19th century


Dimensions

55 x 272 cm (21 5/8 x 107 1/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 2.72 x .55 not including fringe

Accession Number

33.461

Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: white cotton. Design: horizontal bands, the top suggests pointed trees, the bottom has pendant ornaments worked closely with double running in steps (loose stitches making bouclé surface) with pink and dark blue silk, and a little green and yellow silk, through the middle a band of drawn-work in cream colored silk. Four pieces sewed together. Knotted cotton fringe sewed across bottom. Stained and worn.

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth Mifflin Hammond