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Decoration form a smock

Russian
18th or early 19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 19.3 x 27.1 cm (7 5/8 x 10 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

31.180

Medium or Technique

Cotton, Linen and silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ground: white linen. Design: rectangle with narrow border across top enclosing the whole of one, and part of two, octagons each containing a cross, worked with pink cotton, light neutral yellow and black silk and a little blue cotton in straight stitches and four-sided stitch. Geometric forms fill the intervening spaces. In the narrow borders are small blue and light neutral yellow swastikas. Outside the rectangle is a geometric pattern worked with pink cotton.

Provenance

From the Collection of Madame N. de Shabelsky

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund