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Fragment

Russian
probably 19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 16.5 x 12.3 cm (6 1/2 x 4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

31.170

Medium or Technique

Linen and silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment. Ground: light neutral linen. Design: small rectangle with border on two sides enclosing four stars within octagons with intervening spaces filled with geometric forms, worked in satin stitch with reddish orange, neutral orange and pale blue silk, outlined with black silk. Narrow borders with reddish and blue zig-zags along each side. Alike on both sides.

Provenance

From the Collection of Madame N. de Shabelsky

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund