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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1916.385
Title
Embroidered Cloth from Azimur
Classification
Textile Arts
Work Type
textile
Date
17th-18th century
Places
Creation Place: Africa, Morocco
Culture
Moroccan
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/216996
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Long-armed cross and four-sided silk stitch on a cotton ground.
Dimensions
8 x 28 cm (3 1/8 x 11 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Dr. Denman W. Ross
Accession Year
1916
Object Number
1916.385
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Cotton embroidered with silk, field of red running length of panel, leaf patterns formalized natural objects of linen, outlined with green thread, border of 2 1/2 above and below panel with repeated tree motifs.

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