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Rectangular White Indian Cotton mull with simple semi-naturalistic sprig motives, in tambour work in white cotton yarn, in an open comber repeat pattern. Narrow borders with crude stylized floral motives in purple silk and metallic yarns. In each corner is a similar floral spray, angled...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Mediterranean, 18th–19th century

Object Place

Morocco (?)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton mull with self-fringe, cotton tambor, and cotton and gold-colored metal strip wrapped on orange silk core embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts