Explore the CollectionCostume Component

Measurements
43cm x 51cm
Place of Origin
Eastern Europe
Historical Period/Date
Unknown date
Registration Number
2010-003
Donated/Purchased
Donated
Techniques
Bead Embroidery,Surface Stitchery,
Objects
Costume Components - Women,Sleeves,

Physical Description

Fragment of coarse hand-woven fabric with embroidered design. Possible sleeve piece which includes two different styles of embroidery. Two narrow rows of red serpentine motifs using beading and metallic thread. These enclose a second pattern of delicate 'Trees of Life' linked with a zigzag. This is worked in cream silk, and culminates in a horizontal panel using eyelet stitches.

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