textile (function unknown); textile

Long, thin, rectangular piece of embroidered linen textile, probably a sash, with one selvedge (the edge which has two brown ends). Each warp edge has been turned and overstitched. There is a deep, identically patterned border at each end. Each comprises a very stylized vase, worked in pale blue, cream and gold-coloured metal-wrapped thread. Above it is a six-petalled flower in pink and brown and above that a bee-hive shaped motif worked in the same colours. These motifs are surrounded in a arch shape by trailing blue, bell-shaped flowers.

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