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White mull belt embroidered in India with flowering vine motif in stitches which resemble drawn work, stem stitch, and french knots; corded edge


Worn by a member of the Robbins family; inherited by Ellen A. Stone; gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

probably Indian, worn in America, 1820s

Place of Manufacture

probably India (embroidery)

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States


69 x 4 cm (27 3/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Plain weave cotton with cotton embroidery, cotton cord


Textiles and Fashion Arts