Embroidery

Russian


Dimensions

28 x 23 cm (11 x 9 1/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .23 x .28

Accession Number

31.172

Medium or Technique

Cotton, Linen and silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ground: white linen. Design: rectangle with narrow border on four sides, enclosing interlacing diamond lattice worked in straight stitches with pink cotton, worn metal thread, (gilded silver wound on silk) and outlined with black silk, framing silver rosettes outlined with pink, surrounded by small light neutral orange spots outlined with black. In the narrow border are small geometric forms worked in straight stitches with blue and pink cotton. Outside the rectangle is a zig-zag pattern with geometric plant forms across the top worked in pink cotton.

Provenance

From the Collection of Madame N. de Shabelsky

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund