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Rectangular panels; made from several similar pieces. A central square compartment with a highly stylized symmetrical floral(?) design in bright polychrome silk yarns flanked on either side by rectangular compartment of red silk embroidery. These in turn are flanked by compartments similar to...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Probably Moroccan, 18–19th century

Object Place

Chechaoven, Morocco (probably)

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Medium or Technique

Linen or cotton ground with silk embroidery,silk, and silk and cotton lining


Textiles and Fashion Arts