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Linen embroidered with tarnished silver thread (yellow silk wound with thin strips of metal) and pinkish red and dark neutral blue silk. The design, worked with an oriental plait or herringbone stitch, consists of two panels of conventional figures, probably women, with both hands raised...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

probably Greek Islands,

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Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidered with silver thread


Textiles and Fashion Arts