Embroidery “troket

Detail of “troket”- sequin embroidery on traditional wedding shawl for women in Siwa oasis, Egypt.

Material: silk or rayon embroidery thread and sequin on black synthetic fabric.

Technique: romanian stitch, cross-stitch, blanket stitch and sequin embroidery

Place of origin: Siwa oasis, Egypt

Other info: hand-embroidered by women in Siwa oasis, Egypt

Link to current location: World Culture Museum collection 2018.02.0014