sample (textiles); textile

Large piece of muslin textile, made up of five rectangular sections, thought to be the front and back of a woman's blouse. Two sections are plain muslin. Two have a vertical panel comprising nine embroidered squares. Each square contains a thin black diagonal line and a mirror-image geometric motif, outlined in black, and worked in pale and dark purple, pink and green silks and silver-coloured metal-wrapped thread. Each motif has small pink and purple squares surrounding it, like a picture frame. The vertical embroidered panel is flanked by a panel of pulled thread work. (A six-pointed star is the main motif.) A collar of the same design is attached.

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