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Decoration from a head-dress

Ground: white linen. Design: rectangle with a narrow border on one side, a wide one on the other side, enclosing two crosses with squares in the center worked with blue, reddish orange, pale bluish green and black silk in cross stitch. Alike on both sides.


From the Collection of Madame N. de Shabelsky

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund

Russian, 18th or early 19th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts