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These embroideries were made for ceremonial occaisions and used both as wallhangings, borders for bedcovers, mattress covers and covers for wooden chests. An earlier example of very similar design is illustrated in Maroc, Les Trésors du Royaume, from the exhibition at the Petit Palais, Paris, 1999, no 376, page 202. See also De Soie et d'Or, L'Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris, 1996, pages 73 and 87.