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White linen

In the middle, heavy embroidery in blue silk. The three stars in the center have been picked out and replaced by red velvet embroidered in gold thread and spangles. On each end is sewed a piece of linen on which an oblong space is embroidered with tent stitch in bright yellow, magenta, blue,...

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Purchased at the Centennial Exposition, Philadelphia

Credit Line

General Funds

Moorish, 17th century?

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts