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Pair of cuffs

Cuffs from a woman's shirt. Plain cotton ground entirely embroidered over with dark polychrome silk yarns. Design: a pair of large lozenge compartments containing, and surrounded by, stylized simple geometric tree (?) motifs. At the bottom of each is a roughly hemispherical area of dense...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Greek, 18th–19th century (?)

Object Place

Boeotia, Greece

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Textiles and Fashion Arts