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Decoration from a smock

Ground: white linen. Design: rectangle with narrow border on four sides enclosing small diamond lattice framing stars formed by four interlacing lines, worked with pink and a little blue cotton, and small quantities of black green, greenish blue, pale orange and cream silk in straight stitches....

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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