headcloth; textile; headsquare

Square-shaped headcloth or headsquare, probably of linen. It is embroidered along one selvedge and one warp edge. Along the warp edge, which is knotted, is an embroidered geometric pattern, worked predominantly in red, but also with some green and black stranded cotton. Pink and yellow threads, probably silk, have also been used. Along the selvedge are separate diamond motifs, with four adjoined square-shapes, all framed by a solid red line. [Textile]

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