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Rectangular ornamental band cut from the sleeve of a blouse

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Coarse white linen completely covered with a design of conventional stars, angles, curves etc, worked with red and white cotton. Straight stitch, a little outline stitch and eyelets are used.

Provenance

Purchased from G. W. Kovar.

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund

Czechoslovakian, 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 11.5 x 11.5 cm (4 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

24.122

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes