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Pair of cuffs

Roumanian
19th century


Object Place: Rumania

Dimensions

20.5 cm (8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

48.1179a-b

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Pair of cuffs. Two narrow bands, embroidered with thick pink, black, white, yellow and blue cotton yarns in simple flat stitches. Geometric pattern based on compartmented lozenges. Along one side of each, narrow bands of tightly shirred linen and cotton cloth which also forms ground for embroidery. Edges and linings worn. a) has hook and eye fasteners; b) had eye only.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace Morison