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Head shawl?

Ground: rectangle made up of two pieces of cream-white linen sewed together. Design: group of conventionalized flowers in three corners, floral border on two sides and part of other two, and rosette in fourth corner, worked with brilliant red, blue, yellow and bluish green silk, with a little...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Fisher Wharton

possibly Bulgarian, 19th century

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Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts