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Collar Band, Marken, The Netherlands

Embroidered collar band, Marken, The Netherlands, mid-20th cenury. Embroidered collar band, Marken, The Netherlands, mid-20th cenury. Courtesy Textile Research Centre, Leiden, acc. no. TRC 2016.0639.

The Textile Research Centre in Leiden has a woman's collar band from the island of Marken, the Netherlands. It measures 54 x 5 cm. It is made of cotton and embroidered with cross stitch and double running stitch.

The collar band is decorated with a design of triangles enclosing rosettes and other motifs, which are all worked in black thread.

TRC online catalogue (retrieved 9 October 2016).

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