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Embroidered fragment

Hungarian (Varrotas)
18th or early 19th century


Object Place: Varrotas, Hungary

Dimensions

14 x 34 cm (5 1/2 x 13 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1991.38

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment from a bridal gown or cap. The work is very similar to that done in the 18th century. Pasten polychrome silk embroidered on a very fine, evenly plied cotton base. Natural ground color. Good condition.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jozsa Balog-Spemann