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Decoration from a smock

Ground: white linen. Design: rectangle with narrow border across top and bottom, enclosing lozenges and vertical lines, detailed with small swastikas, worked with neutral orange, light neutral orange, green, yellowish green, and black silk, worn metal thread (gilded silver and gilded copper...

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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

Cotton, Linen and silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts