Fragment of border

Balkan
19th century


Dimensions

Overall (Measured on strainer support): 11 x 68 cm (4 5/16 x 26 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

31.645

Medium or Technique

Cotton or linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: coarse white cotton or linen. Design: band of geometric ornament solidly worked in short laid stitches with brilliant red silk and black and orange wool, with a little tarnished metal; along one edge where white ground is visible some yellowish green wool used. Like 31.644, 31.646 and 31.648.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection