samples (textiles); textile

Rectangular piece of linen textile, part of (the sleeve of?) a woman's blouse. There are three narrow, vertical pleats at the only selvedge. Blue 'branches' adjoin a pale yellow centre line. In the spaces between the branches is a butterfly (?) motif with a black outline and infilled with orange, blue and white cotton. This centre panel is framed by two vertical rows of a small, repeating motif. An embroidered diamond lattice panel worked in pale green cotton covers most of the top (?) edge of the fabric.

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