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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 thread; white ground visible along one edge, like 31.645, 31.646 and 31.648.

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Balkan, 19th century


Overall (Measured on strainer support): 12.3 x 68 cm (4 13/16 x 26 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton or linen, embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts