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Decoration from a head-dress

Ground: light neutral linen. Design: square with narrow border on four sides enclosing a geometric floral pattern, in the center a swastika within a small square worked with faded reddish orange, light neutral orange and bluish green silk in cross stitch combined with four sided stitch and worn...

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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

Linen and silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts