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ORLETS

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The embroidery is on a piece of coarsely woven plum-colored cloth. In the center is embroidered in coarse stitches an eagle in grays, holding a green branch and flying over a village done in various colors. The border is a series of leaves and flowers loosely embroidered in bright colors. The lining in pale gold silk.

Category:
needlework
Object name:
ORLETS
Made from:
Linen -- wool
Made in:
RUSSIA
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
59.1 cm (23 1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
43.13
Class:
NEEDLEWORK
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973