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Shirt

Cretan
19th century


Dimensions

115 cm (45 1/4 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.15 from the shoulder to the bottom of the garment.

Accession Number

03.1081

Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White cotton crêpe. Woven in the crêpe are wide stripes. Around the neck and the bottom of the sleeves is a fine point lace, made in Turkey. Armenia and the neighboring countries. This lace, the design of which consists of triangles, and pendant flowers, is made with violet, deep yellow, and white silk.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Robinson