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Ground: coarse white cotton or linen. Design: bands of geometric flowers, solidly worked in short laid stitches, like tent stitch, with brilliant red silk and little blue, green, orange and black silk.

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Balkan, 19th century


Overall: 13 x 15.4 cm (5 1/8 x 6 1/16 in.) Other (Object B): 12.8 x 13.5 cm (5 1/16 x 5 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton or linen, embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts