Explore the CollectionCloth

Measurements
88cm x 47cm
Place of Origin
Unknown origin
Historical Period/Date
19th Century (1870-1999 Late)
Registration Number
1984-229
Donated/Purchased
Donated
Techniques
Pulled Fabric Work,Surface Stitchery,
Objects
Cloths,Household Textiles,

Physical Description

Two pieces of fabric joined near the centre. A panel of three roosters worked above the join. Pulled thread and surface stitches worked in mauves, blue, cream and metal thread with geometric border on sides below roosters. Hand-woven off-white fabric woven in self-coloured horizontal stripes.18 April 1996. Identified by Jennifer Weardon of the V & A as "Albanian, Bulgarian or Macedonian - because of the horizontal bands. Late 19th or early 20th century."

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