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Decoration from a head-dress

Russian
probably 19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 19.7 x 17.1 cm (7 3/4 x 6 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

31.166

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ground: white linen. Design: rectangle with border across two sides, enclosing six small squares, in the center of each a cross within a lozenge,worked in cross stitch with blue, faded orange, and black silk. Alike on both sides. Two pieces sewed together.

Provenance

From the Collection of Madame N. de Shabelsky

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund