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ULITA - an Archive of International Textiles

Date: late 19th-early 20th Century
Dimensions: 18 x 15.3 cm (7 1/16 x 6 in.)
Medium: Canvas, wool and silk embroidery. Silk lining
Description: Canvas worked cover, worked in coloured wools in cross stitch to form a striped and geometric repeating design, outlined with a scrolling border design. The canvas is lined with burgundy coloured silk fabric to form two graduated pockets on each side. The canvas work is designed to be folded in half to form a wallet.
Inv. No.: 2009.222

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