19th–early 20th century
Object Place: Morocco
608 x 193 cm (239 3/8 x 76 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk velvet embroidered with gold metallic yarns with silk damask borders
Not On View
Five panels of gold embroidery; three on red velvet, two on green velvet. Main feature of conventional design is horse-shoe arch. At each end, red and green panel with appliqued arch, but without embroidery. Red, yellow, and green damask sewed together in a design form border above; stripes of red and green form lower border.
Gift of Prosper Ricard