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Rectangular ornamental band cut from the sleeve of a blouse

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White cotton, with a design of conventional stars, rosettes, etc. worked with red cotton and pale blue and cream colored silk. The embroidery does not seem to be complete. 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: 11.5 x 14.3 cm (4 1/2 x 5 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.121

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes