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Shawl

Shawl, round, with scalloped edges. Net, embroidered with silver and gilt yarns in chain stitch and with silver and gilt sequins. Design of conventionalized scrolling fern-like forms, following scallping of edges and converging towards center. Sequins describing ribs, and yarns filling in the...

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Credit Line

Gift of Prince Serge Belosselsky

European or American, Late 19th to early 20th century

Accession Number

1970.339

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes