Rectangular piece of cotton textile embroidered with red silk and gold-coloured metal-wrapped thread. It is divided by a grid into 24 rectangles (three-and-a-half across by five-and-a-half deep). Inside the 15 larger rectangles are four ovoid shapes. The borders are decorated with pulled thread work and the edges are secured with blanket stitch.
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