Man's blouse fragment (camisa)
Object Place: Philippine
58.6 x 19.7 cm (23 1/16 x 7 3/4 in. )
Medium or Technique
Pina cloth with embroidery and applique
Not On View
Part of a man’s blouse (camisa) including front neck opening.
The camisa was made in Manila between 1840 and 1850. The black threads used to wrap the drawn work are not mourning but only to throw the appliqué design into better relief.
Gift to MFA on November 13, 1941
Gift of Miss Laura Slocum and Mr. William H. Slocum in the name of their sister Miss Anna D. Slocum