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Heavy white linen, embroidered with violet, blue, brown and white silk. In the center an octagon with scalloped sides, sections of similar octagons in corners, border on four sides and scattered flowers and sprays on the mainfield.

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection

Algerian,

Dimensions

75 x 79 cm (29 1/2 x 31 1/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .79 x .75

Accession Number

08.267

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles