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Woman's belt

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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

Provenance

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

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

99.840

Medium or Technique

Plain weave cotton with cotton embroidery, cotton cord

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes