sample (textileworking: needlework); textile; accessory

Long, rectangular, tabby-woven linen sample, heavily embroidered with multicoloured cross-stitch. The textile has been sewn together from 3 sections of cloth. The embroidery consists of 5 bands. The bottom one contains alternating purple and orange, pink, green, and black diagonals. The next band contains multicoloured eight-pointed stars on a purple ground. The following band contains alternating purple and multicoloured chevrons. The widest band contains 2 multicoloured, dentate patterned, sections on a purple ground, extending into a purple and cream-coloured area. The first elongated, dentate section has the same repeat motif in each element. The last purple band contains a toothed edge.

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