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Ground: coarse white cotton or linen. Design: band of geometric ornament solidly worked in short laid stitches, with brilliant red silk, and black and orange wool, with a little tarnished metal; some green wool used along one edge where white ground is visible like 31.644, 31.645, 31.646.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Balkan, 19th century


Overall (Measured on strainer support): 13 x 66 cm (5 1/8 x 26 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton or linen, embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts