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Chest cover

Sardinian
19th century


Dimensions

196 x 66 cm (77 3/16 x 26 in.); Legacy dimension: .66 x 1.96

Accession Number

30.235

Medium or Technique

Cotton, linen and silk

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: coarse linen with stripes of yellowish green and neutral orange silk. Design: bands of geometric animals, people and flowers, in embroidery weaving, with reddish orange, neutral orange, yellowish green, yellow and gray silk, blue cotton, and a little tarnished metal thread (gilded copper wound on white linen or cotton.

Credit Line

H. E. Bolles Fund