Tetouan Arid, or Wallhanging

Urban embroideries of Morocco are easily categorized as each metropolis produced very distinct embroideries in both design and stitchwort. Tetouan, a large city on the Mediterranean coast , produced embroideries done in long satin stitch with designs that are free hand drawn and feature flowers with serrated edges. A wall hanging like this would be hung during wedding ceremony or other festivities.

Circa: 19th century

Origin: Morocco

Material: silk on silk

Condition: small holes at top corners , the result of being hung with nails,small stain also at top, otherwise fine

Dimensions: 44" x 87"

Inventory number: TX4427



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