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Decoration from a head-dress

Russian
18th or early 19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 17.9 x 13.5 cm (7 1/16 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

31.173

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ground: light neutral linen. Design: rectangle with narrow borders on two sides, enclosing a geometric S-form with three triangles at each end, worked with black silk in satin stitch and worn gold thread (gilded silver wound on silk). The borders are edged with reddish orange and light neutral orange silk. Alike on both sides.

Provenance

From the Collection of Madame N. de Shabelsky

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund