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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...

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Gift of Prosper Ricard

Moroccan, 19th–early 20th century

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608 x 193 cm (239 3/8 x 76 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk velvet embroidered with gold metallic yarns with silk damask borders


Textiles and Fashion Arts