Piece made from a bed cover
Object Place: Morocco
31 x 127.5 cm (12 3/16 x 50 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Moroccan, 19th Century piece, made up of a bed cover. Natural linen ground, almost entirely covered with ornament executed in herringbone stitch with polyschorme silks. yellow ground; end pieces show conventional blossoms and leaves in red, blue, green, violet, beige and white, outlined in black. Stained and patched. Beige silks missing in several areas.
Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb