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Decoration from a smock

Ground: white linen. Design: rectangle with narrow border on four sides enclosing lozenges and vertical bands worked with pink cotton in straight stitches, detailed with small swastikas worked with light neutral yellow and orange silk, and small sequins many of which have come off. Small...

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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

31.178

Medium or Technique

Cotton, Linen and silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes