Decoration from a towel

Russian
18th or early 19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 15.3 x 39.2 cm (6 x 15 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

31.152

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; drawn work lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: linen, with threads drawn in both directions. Design: linear geometric forms, lozenges and swastikas, darned in white linen, on a rectangular mesh ground whipped over with reddish orange silk, details worked in yellowish green and light neutral yellow silk.

Provenance

From the Collection of Madame N. de Shabelsky

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot