textile; sample (textiles)

Rectangular piece of cotton textile with strong diagonal patterning: perhaps part of a blouse. The cotton ground has two alternating bands of black embroidery. One pattern comprises a framed, double hook band. [One of the bands is partly worked in grey cotton.] The other is made up of two rows of linked squarish motifs, infilled with black and red cotton thread and framed by a double line on each side. Small blue and green beads have been attached to this band pattern. Two repeating linked black and two linked red motifs and white overstitching finish one of the shorter edges.

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