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Cut from the border of a skirt. White linen, worked with dark blue silk and a braided stitch often called Oriental stitch. The design consists of undulating lines wheel-like forms and parts of circles. The border on one side has deep scallops, separated by plant-like forms; in one scallop is...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Adelaide Pearson

Greek Islands ((Crete),


32 x 37 cm (12 5/8 x 14 9/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .37 x .32

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Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts