Rectangular fragment of embroidery
Object Place: Egypt
27 x 12.5 cm (10 5/8 x 4 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Undyed tabby-woven linen ground, embroidered with blue and brown silks in herringbone stitch. Shows three transverse bands, each showing a pattern of interlocking hooks or waves bordered by narrower bands showing alternating S-shaped curves end to end. Soiled; stains, holes, one long tear. Silk gone in a few places.
Harriet Otis Cruft Fund