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Decoration from a head-dress

Russian
18th or early 19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 15.3 x 16.7 cm (6 x 6 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

31.182

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ground: white linen. Design: rectangle with border on four sides, enclosing geometric design with small swastika in the center framed in eight lobed medallion from which geometric plants grew, worked with pinkish orange, light blue and black silk in cross stitch combined with four sided stitch and worn metal thread (silver wound on silk). Alike on both sides.

Provenance

From the Collection of Madame N. de Shabelsky

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund