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Dress

Greek Islands (Rhodes)
18th and 19th century


Object Place: Rhodes, Greece

Dimensions

121.8 cm (47 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.762

Medium or Technique

Tabby-woven cotton

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Made up from parts of two dresses. Upper half tabby-woven cotton, embroidered at front of neck and at cuffs with red and blue cottons in cross and flat stitches. Bodice cut square, with long, straight sleeves; small round neck, open almost to waist. Lower part of skirt made of tabby-woven linen, with cotton stripes embroidered at hem with red and green leaves of silk yarns. This section presumably earlier and attached to upper part. Faded and stained.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund