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Decoration from a towel

Ground: white linen. Design: long rectangle divided vertically and horizontally into ten smaller rectangles each enclosing two small squares with conventionalized flowers, worked in satin with reddish orange and some yellowish green, white, and light neutral yellow silk, outlined with black...

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From the Collection of Madame N. de Shabelsky

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund

Russian, 18th or early 19th century

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts