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Decoration from a head-dress

Russian
18th or early 19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 13.3 x 13.6 cm (5 1/4 x 5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

31.177

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ground: light neutral linen. Design: square with narrow border on four sides enclosing a geometric floral pattern, in the center a swastika within a small square worked with faded reddish orange, light neutral orange and bluish green silk in cross stitch combined with four sided stitch and worn metal thread (silver wound on silk).

Provenance

From the Collection of Madame N. de Shabelsky

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund