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Fragment

Fragment. Ground: light neutral linen. Design: small rectangle with border on two sides enclosing four stars within octagons with intervening spaces filled with geometric forms, worked in satin stitch with reddish orange, neutral orange and pale blue silk, outlined with black silk. Narrow...

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Provenance

From the Collection of Madame N. de Shabelsky

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund

Russian, probably 19th century

Accession Number

31.170

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles