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Square cover

Balkan
19th century


Dimensions

81 x 79 cm (31 7/8 x 31 1/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .79 x .81

Accession Number

33.449

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: cream colored linen. Design: around field, small geometric figures worked in cross stitch with red, green, blue, and yellow silk, outlines and small scrolls worked with black silk; border on four sides of drawn-work, geometric pattern, in linen thread, and white silk. Two pieces of linen joined before working. Tassels or red, yellow, green, black and white silk at each corner. Stained.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Elizabeth Mifflin Hammond