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Decoration from a smock

Russian
18th–19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 19.7 x 25.7 cm (7 3/4 x 10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

31.181

Medium or Technique

Cotton, Linen and silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ground: white linen. Design: rectangle with narrow borders on four sides enclosing diamond lattice worked with pink cotton framing small rosettes worked with worn metal thread (silver wound on silk) outlined with pink cotton surrounded by small black spots. In the narrow border are geometric figures worked with blue cotton, blue and light neutral yellow pattern with birds across the top, worked with pink, blue, and green cotton and light neutral orange silk.

Provenance

From the Collection of Madame N. de Shabelsky

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund