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A pair of ornamental bands cut from the sleeves of a blouse

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White cotton completely covered with a conventional floral design, embroidered with white silk and red cotton, outlined with dark brown silk. Bands of drawn-work divide the design into three sections.


Purchased from G. W. Kovar.

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund

Czechoslovakian, 19th century


Overall (Object A): 24.3 x 22.5 cm (9 9/16 x 8 7/8 in.) Overall (Object B): 23.5 x 22 cm (9 1/4 x 8 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts