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Blouse

Turkish
19th century


Object Place: Turkey

Dimensions

56 cm (22 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

57.188

Medium or Technique

Silk; Embroidered

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Cream-colored silk, transparent, with narrow opaque with stripes. Long narrow V-neck opening, with long full sleeves, gathered at wrist. Embroidered with white silka nd gold thread around neck opening, on back of sleeves and around cuffs: grapevines, stars and crescents, palmettes, arabic characters, leaves and tassels. Cuffs and neckline trimmed with anrrow ivory and gold scalloped lace. A few small brown stains; gold thread tarnished and worn, showing bright yellow silk core.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Patrick T. Jackson