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Square embroidery medallion

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Red cotton ground. In the middle of the main field is a circle surrounded by a diamond from the sides of whick spring conventional flower forms. In the middle of the four sides are diamonds. The border consists of open flowers with four petals each. Worked with red, dark blue, dark green and...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection



Overall: 19 x 17.5 cm (7 1/2 x 6 7/8 in.)

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Cotton and silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts