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sample 86.2.132
Fabric sample. Natural cotton muslin with whitework and eyelet embroidery in pearl cotton at lower edge. Natural cotton filet lace edging in vining floral motif; sample cut with two side seams as if from a garment....View Full Record
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blouse 86.2.14
Blouse - beige cotton gauze with puffed sleeves and embroidery on shoulders and front center. Embroidery is needleweaving tambour work and daisy stitches in beige, red, white, blue and black. Bateau neckline. Romanian....View Full Record
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purse 86.2.147
Purse- blue, black and gold. Object is in an envelope that reads "embroidered purse, old Turkish, From Mrs. Haxall" with other notes....View Full Record
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scarf 86.2.15a
Scarf. multicolored silk crepe with dots of color. Balinese tie-dyed in natural crimped silk with dots of blue, magenta, and green. Plain stripes at ends. Dots form overall circle patterns....View Full Record
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vest 86.2.19
Vest - black wool with floral embroidery in bright colors - orange, blue, pink, red and green. Hook and eye front closure. All handstitched and hand-embroidered. Probably from Romania or Czeckoslovakia. South Eastern European....View Full Record
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cape 86.2.24
Cream colored cape of crepe de chine embroidered with rhinestones in irregular stripes. Weave pattern is plain. Crescent closures....View Full Record
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shawl 86.2.28
Black shawl with paisly design in red, tan and black. Black silk? taffeta? lining, covered by black lace, partially covered by red, black and tan colored fabric cut out in scrolling, leafy design. Black glass beads are sewn along the borders of this design throughout the shawl....View Full Record
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Scarf 86.2.29
Scarf - Orange with floral pattern and fringe on both ends. Knit. Probably rayon....View Full Record
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scarf 86.2.42
Silk scarf, tan with embroidered nature images on half of scarf. Embroidery design: butterflies, flowers (daisy, morning glory) and dragonfly designs done in purple, green, black and cream thread, inscribed by 3 embroidered circles in purple thread. Three spiderweb designs in cream are next to the circles. Plain weave with 2 rough edges (either unfinished or frayed). Scarf is similar to 86.2.43 with a different embroidery design....View Full Record
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scarf 86.2.43
Silk scarf, tan with embroidered nature images on half of scarf. Embroidery design: flowers in shades of pink and cranberry with a triangle design in background. Plain weave with 1 rough edge (either unfinished or frayed). Scarf is similar to 86.2.42 with a different embroidery design....View Full Record
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