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Decoration from a smock

Ground: white linen. Design: rectangle enclosing diamond lattice with geometric pattern filling lattice and intervening spaces worked with pink cotton a little blue cotton, green, yellowish orange, pale yellow and pale blue wool, black silk and tarnished metal thread (silvered copper wound on...

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From the Collection of Madame N. de Shabelsky

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund

Russian, probably 19th century

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Medium or Technique

Linen, cotton, wool, and Silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts