pillow case

Pillow case. Two layers of plain-woven hemp stitched at the side with three sets of beaded lines in red single-ply wool either side of a plain-woven red stripe, one set having a blue stripe in the middle. Double thickness of plain-woven bast with cross-stitch angular floral decorations in red and brown is attached to the bottom; tufts of red and brown thread sewn into each corner. 37" x 18".

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