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Decoration from a smock

Ground: white linen. Design: rectangle with narrow borders on four sides enclosing diamond lattice worked with pink cotton framing small rosettes worked with worn metal thread (silver wound on silk) outlined with pink cotton surrounded by small black spots. In the narrow border are geometric...

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Provenance

From the Collection of Madame N. de Shabelsky

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund

Russian, 18th–19th century

Accession Number

31.181

Medium or Technique

Cotton, Linen and silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes