sample (textiles); textile

An embroidered panel decorated with a diamond lattice pattern. Taken from an outer garment. The cotton tabby woven ground is heavily embroidered with synthetic (?) and cotton yarns in two tones of pink, blue, brown and pale green. The textile is made up of four sections, some of which are stained.

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