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Embroidery on linen


Artist Unknown (Morocco)


19th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Surface Ornamentation (Do Not U | silk embroidery on linen
Size: 17 x 42 in. (43.2 x 106.7 cm)
Creation Place: Africa, Morocco
Culture: Africa, Morocco
Style: 19th century
Physical Description: Black silk embroidery on linen. Evidently a practice piece showing portion of border and diamond shpaed units used for corner decoration. Pattern typical of the embroideries made in the city of Fez. Similar to 30.23.14. Red stains on linen. Linen-silk thr
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Miss Lily Place
Accession Number: 30.23.15
Added to Site: February 28, 2009