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Shawl

Shawl

  • Place of origin:

    Meknès (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Embroidered cotton with silks

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Sir Harold E. Satow

  • Museum number:

    T.15-1967

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Shawl of white cotton with a chequered effect embroidered in silk in red, green, yellow, blue, cream and mauve in double running stitches arranged in squares, stars and zig zags, and some stem stitches. The surface is covered with rows of polychrome and cruciform spots with wide borders at the ends and narrow borders along the sides composed of densely packed polychrome floral forms.

Place of Origin

Meknès (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Embroidered cotton with silks

Dimensions

Width: 31 in, Length: 108 in

Descriptive line

Shawl of embroidered cotton with silks, Meknès, 19th century

Categories

Textiles; Clothing; Embroidery

Collection

Middle East Section

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