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Tent stitch embroidery

Embroidered with red silk, outline and details in green silk. Work like this done in Egypt, Algiers and Morocco. The dark outline is characteristic of this kind.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

North African, or possibly Spanish,

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery, tent stitch


Textiles and Fashion Arts