Fragment of border

Balkan
19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 41.8 x 46 cm (16 7/16 x 18 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

31.653

Medium or Technique

Cotton or linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of border, including corner, made up of three pieces put together. Ground: coarse white cotton or linen. Design: solid band of conventionalized floral forms in laid stitches worked with brilliant, red orange, green, yellow and black silk. On each side a narrow band of drawn-work, outer edge finished with red and yellow button hole stitch.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection