Medium: cotton, silk, metallic foil thread Technique: stem and couching stitches on plain weave | 18th century

Unknown Maker

Long narrow sash of white cotton with an embroidered band at both ends, and three narrow guard stripes above and a narrow border on all sides. Bands contain flowering poppy-like plants.

Object: 1982-48-1

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