Requires Photography

Part of woman's costume

19th century


74 x 33 cm (29 1/8 x 13 in.); Legacy dimension: .33 x .74 long not including fringe

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen and Wool; embroidery

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Rectangle of white linen completely covered with blue, green, and a little red wool, and silver thread (silvered copper wound on white linen) worked in geometric pattern to appear same on both sides. On one end is strip of dark blue woolen cloth edged with red woolen cloth, trimmed with silver braid. On other end a patchwork of colored wool trimmed with geometric pattern of couched gold and silver braid, edged with fringe of colored tassels with beads. See 07.696, 02.469, and 95.1327.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Fisher Wharton