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Decoration from a head-dress

Ground: light neutral linen. Design: rectangle with narrow border along one side and a wider border on the other side, enclosing two crosses with swastikas in the centers and geometric forms in the intervening spaces, worked with pinkish orange, light neutral orange, blue and black silk (cross...

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Provenance

From the Collection of Madame N. de Shabelsky

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund

Russian, 18th or early 19th century

Accession Number

31.162

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes