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Rectangular ornamental band cut from the sleeve of a blouse

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White cotton completely covered with a design of conventional stars, rosettes etc, worked with red cotton and blue and cream colored silk. A straight stitch and a little chain stitch are used.

Provenance

Purchased from G. W. Kovar.

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund

Czechoslovakian, 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 13.7 x 14.5 cm (5 3/8 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.123

Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes