An almost square piece of textile, heavily embroidered with predominantly black cotton thread. There is a centre panel of small red and yellow flower and geometric motifs on a black embroidered ground. This panel is framed by a predominantly yellow strip, and further out, worked on a black ground, is a strip of three alternating motifs: three small grouped circles, a triangular motif and a swirl-shaped motif. The remaining patterning is made up of ten squares, five on each side. There are six floral motifs and four 'V' shaped motifs.
sample (textiles); textile
These objects are only a part of our collections, of which there are more than 350,000 objects. This information comes from our collections database. Some of this is incomplete and there may be errors. This part of the website is also still under construction, so there may be some fields repeated or incorrectly formatted information.
The database sometimes uses language taken from historical documents to help research, which may now appear outdated and even offensive. The database also includes information on objects that are considered secret or sacred by some communities.
If you have any further information about objects in our collections or can suggest corrections to our information, please contact us: email@example.com