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Chemise

Macedonian
Possibly 18th or 19th century


Object Place: Skopje Region, Macedonia

Dimensions

130 cm (51 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.403

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Chemise or underdress, sleeveless with no waistline, flared from beneath arms. Inverted triangular neckline outlined with embroidery in red silk yarns; otherwise plain except for deep border along hemline of geometric designs embroidered with polychrome silk and metallic yarns.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection