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Peasant's blouse

French
late 19th century


Dimensions

96 cm (37 13/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .96 from the shoulder to the bottom of the garment.

Accession Number

17.1695

Medium or Technique

Linen and cotton; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Dark blue linen, the collar and shoulder straps are worked with red cotton and chain-stitch and French knots. Borders of straight and curving lines and conventional leaves are worked around the collar and on the shoulders. In the corners of the collar and at the neck are symmetrical sprays of flowers and buds.

Credit Line

Gift of the Misses Sara, Elizabeth Gaskell and Margaret Norton