Decoration from a towel

Russian
18th or early 19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 6.5 x 41.7 cm (2 9/16 x 16 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

31.151

Medium or Technique

Cotton, linen and silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Lace drawn work. Ground: linen and pink cotton, with threads drawn in both directions. Designs: zig-zags and lozenges with radiating lines darned in white linen on rectangular mesh ground whipped over with reddish orange, neutral yellow, greenish yellow, and black silk and a little blue cotton. Pink and white chequed cloth shows at each end.

Provenance

From the Collection of Madame N. de Shabelsky

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot