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Decoration from a smock

Ground: white linen. Design: rectangle, with narrow border on four sides, divided into three parts by vertical bands, with a lozenge in center, and a geometric figure at each end, worked with pink cotton, green, black and light neutral orange silk, and worn metal threads (silvered copper wound...

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From the Collection of Madame N. de Shabelsky

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot

Russian, 18th or early 19th century

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Medium or Technique

Cotton, Linen and silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts