sample (textiles); textile

Two rectangular pieces of embroidered cotton textile, sewn together at the shorter edge. They are fragments of a woman s blouse: from the central chest area and from the margins of the collar and the sleeve ends. The embroidery includes 'little fir tree' motifs. A thin yellow line bisects the textile in the longer plane. There are eight large yellow diamond motifs, each made up of eight smaller ones. These are evenly spaced across the fabric and linked by straight yellow lines with a row of black and red crosses either side. Two other types of angular motif are embroidered onto the cloth using yellow, red and black cotton. All motifs have blue and green beads applied to them. The edges have additional linen strips applied, onto which has been embroidered a black meandering line with predominanly red (and sometimes yellow) flower motifs.

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