Requires Photography

Piece of brocade

North African


108 x 107 cm (42 1/2 x 42 1/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.07 x 1.08

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk; brocade

Not On View


Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Fine white cotton. The border of French knots and bands of satin stitch, is worked with red, yellow, olive green, and bright dark blue silk; in each corner and at intervals on the sides are very conventional flowers, worked with the same colored silks and gilt thread. On each petal is a gilt cross. On each corner is a silk and gilt tassel. Only part of the piece is shown in the photograph.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henrietta Page