sample (textiles); textile

Two rectangles of embroidered linen textile connected by a linen strip with yellow and black pulled work embroidery at each edge. A longer strip, embroidered in the same manner, with two loops attached - which fasten to two hooks - complete an article of clothing, most likely worn around the waist. The rectangles each comprise three embroidered bands, with ten motifs worked within a square. Black, red, and orange cotton threads are used and small green and blue beads attached. The rows are framed with gold-coloured metal wrapped thread, worked in chain stitch, which has the appearance of braiding. All four edges of the cloth are similarly decorated.

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