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Sleeve of a woman's dress

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Heavy white cotton. Across the bottom are borders of floral ornament arranged in squares and worked with red, orange, dark blue and dark green silk. One seam is fagotted together and has a fine line of embroidery on each side.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Greek,

Dimensions

Overall (measured on strainer support): 39.7 x 35 cm (15 5/8 x 13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

93.230

Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes