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White cotton field with a lattice design. Embroidered at either end is a bulbous motif that tapers at the top and curves to one side, repeating side by side; six in all. In five open rows over the field are similiar crosslike motives made of small oblong color areas. Bordered at either end by a...

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Provenance

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection; Gift from Elizabeth Day McCormick to the MFA, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Possibly Moroccan (Rabat), 18th–19th century

Object Place

Morocco (Rabat) (possibly)

Dimensions

121 x 99 cm (47 5/8 x 39 in.)

Accession Number

43.2050

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles