Peasant woman's dress
117 cm (46 1/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.17 from the shoulder to the bottom of the garment
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The lower part of the skirt is heavy red homespun, the upper part red and white leather. This is sewed on the bodice of silk brocade. The brocade is blue and the design of diamonds filled with geometrical forms suggesting a flower and leaves is woven with red, blue, green, and golden brown silk. Bound and trimmed with green ribbon. Feather sticthing, cat sticthing, three stars and four flowers in profile. Worked brown and white silk. Down front are ten large metal.
Gift of Charles Greely Loring