Requires Photography

Punto a spina pesce

Moroccan
17th century


Dimensions

49 x 191 cm (19 5/16 x 75 3/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.91 x .49

Accession Number

10.21

Medium or Technique

Linen and cotton; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Tent stitch or long legged cross stitch. White linen. The design is left plain. The ground is solidly embroidered with blue cotton thread. Edged with blue and white fringe. Much worn. (Probably Italian)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen F. Moseley