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A band of embroidery in pinkish red silk on unbleached cotton; the design worked solidly with diagonal rows of a slanting stitch is composed of irregular geometric forms such as diamonds, crosses and diagonal bands.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Moroccan, 17th or 18th century


Overall: 13.3 x 42.5 cm (5 1/4 x 16 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts