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Decoration form a smock

Ground: white linen. Design: rectangle with narrow border across top enclosing the whole of one, and part of two, octagons each containing a cross, worked with pink cotton, light neutral yellow and black silk and a little blue cotton in straight stitches and four-sided stitch. Geometric forms...

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From the Collection of Madame N. de Shabelsky

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund

Russian, 18th or early 19th century

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Medium or Technique

Cotton, Linen and silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts