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Linen on which are panels of heavy embroidery in red silk

Linen on which are panels of heavy embroidery in red silk. In the center three stars worked in tent stitch. Grounds yellow, design in red, light green, light blue, purple, black and white. Across one end, a woven border of stripes of red and green silk. Similar border in middle of the other end.

Provenance

Purchased at the Centennial Exposition, Philadelphia

Credit Line

General Funds

Moorish, 17th century

Accession Number

76.460

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles