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Decoration from a head-dress

Russian
18th or early 19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 12.7 x 12.5 cm (5 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

31.158

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 smaller squares and triangles worked with black silk (cross stitch combined with four-sided stitch) and worn gold thread (gilded silver wound on silk). Alike on both sides.

Provenance

From the Collection of Madame N. de Shabelsky

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund