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Decoration from a head-dress

Russian
18th or early 19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 15.5 x 9.3 cm (6 1/8 x 3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

31.179

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ground: light neutral linen. Design: small rectangle with narrow border on four sides enclosing two squares filled with geometric forms worked in cross stitch with black and neutral orange silk 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