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Ground: coarse white cotton or linen. Design: three bands of conventionalized flowers, solidly worked in short laid stitches, like tent stitch, with brilliant red silk, and a little green blue and orange silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Balkan, 19th century


Other (Object B): 15 x 33 cm (5 7/8 x 13 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton or linen, embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts