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Central square containing crowned double-headed eagle, surrounded by bands of geometric pattern in concentric squares. Trimmed with four red tassels.

Credit: Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer...

Medium: silk embroidery on linen foundation Technique: embroidered in satin, back, eyelet, detached chain, herring bone, running, cross, stem, and button hole stitches on plain weave foundation
Image and text © Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 2020

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