Decoration from a smock
Overall: 19.7 x 25.7 cm (7 3/4 x 10 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton, Linen and silk; embroidery
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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.
From the Collection of Madame N. de Shabelsky
Frederick Brown Fund