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Fragment of costume

Fragment of costume. Ground: light neutral corded silk, fine warp, heavier weft. Design: undulating ribbons, foliage and small flowers, worked in chain stitch with worn gold thread, wound on yellow silk, green, blue, violet and coral pink silk. Two pieces sewed together.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot

Asia Minor,

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Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts