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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, angles, curves etc. worked with orange, red, white and blue cotton. A straight stitch and a little chain stitch used.

Provenance

Purchased from G. W. Kovar

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund

Czechoslovakian, 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 10.8 x 11 cm (4 1/4 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.120

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes