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Fragment of a border

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Ground: fine light neutral colored linen. Design: worked in many colored silks, horizontal band bordered by geometric pinks worked in crimson green, blue and cream silk through the center of the band is a row of hexagonal compartments connected by straight lines and squares enclosing stars,...

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Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund

Greek Islands, 17th century

Object Place

possibly Pholegandros, Cyclades, Greece


73 cm (28 3/4 in.); Legacy dimension: .73 long (large Pieces .51) x .167

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Medium or Technique

Linen embroidered with silk


Textiles and Fashion Arts