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Embroidery

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Heavy white cotton. On one end is worked with green silk, a wide border of diamonds, triangles and oblique bands. On each side are guard bands, on which are worked star-like forms, and above which are conventional symmetrical plants, the stitch used is similar to that of the Italian punto tirato.

Credit Line

Gift of A. W. Longfellow

Moroccan,

Dimensions

Overall: 19.5 x 46.5 cm (7 11/16 x 18 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1392

Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles