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Embroidered panel

Embroidered panel shaped like hood of cope, but with design running in wrong direction; ground covered solidly with gold and silver thread in zig zag design, over metal background realistically drawn sprays of flowers embroidered with polychrome silks; edges bound with faded pink silk ribbon.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward C. Moore, and Miss Mary Magoun Brown, in memory of their mother, Mrs. John Crosby Brown

Russian, late 18th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts