Embroidery

Russian


Dimensions

Overall: 46.7 x 42 cm (18 3/8 x 16 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

31.161

Medium or Technique

Cotton, Linen and silk; embroidery

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: white linen. Design: all-over lattice of octagons connected by rectangles, worked in double running with pinkish red cotton, enclosing smaller octagons, and oval spots with radiating lines, worked with pink and blue cotton, reddish orange, neutral orange, yellow, green, and blue silk, in long straight stitches. Across each end are small conventionalized bird worked with colored silks, outlined with pink cotton. Sewed to each end are bands of white linen with woven pattern in pink cotton and embroidered pattern in blue cotton.

Provenance

From the Collection of Madame de Shabelsky

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund