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Peasant's blouse

Spanish
18th–19th century


Dimensions

90 cm (35 7/16 in.); Legacy dimension: Length from back of neck .90 / Length of sleeve .53

Accession Number

31.46

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ground: linen, upper part heavy, with coarser linen sewed on to form lower part. Design: across back and front of neck a geometric worked with rust-colored linen thread on gathers with outliners and buttonhole worked with blue linen; similar pattern across tops of sleeves. Geometric outline pattern worked in blue and rust color on shoulders. Cuffs worked in geometric pattern with dark brown wool, one edge and buttonhole in blue linen.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift