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One of two border fragments

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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 dark neutral blue, black and orange silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Balkan, 19th century

Dimensions

Other (Object B): 15.5 x 32 cm (6 1/8 x 12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

31.658b

Medium or Technique

Cotton or linen, embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles