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Smock

Possibly Chios (Greek Islands)
19th century


Object Place: Chios, Greece ?

Dimensions

109.5 x 90 cm (43 1/8 x 35 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1216

Medium or Technique

Silk embroidered on linen plain weave, silk draw work trim, and silk tabs

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Textiles and Fashion Arts

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Rectangular with semi-circular neck opening at center top. Stylized floral sprays repeat facing inward on all four sides leaving a plain center field. A small floral motif repeats facing outward along the edges. Draw work lobate motif trim. Remains of silk fastening bands at neck and upper corners. Red silk yarns on a white linen ground. Soiled and stained.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection