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Embroidered trim

Band, lower hem of a garment. Red tabby-woven cotton ground, embroidered along edge with polychrome silks in Roumanian, double running and satin stitches. Shows a row of conventionalized blossoming branches, suggesting a flowering vine. Below, a narrow variegated, serrated band. Faded and worn;...

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Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Greek (Boeotia), 18th–19th century

Object Place

Boeotia, Greece

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Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts