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Woman's blouse

Greek (Northern Sporades possibly Skyros)
19th century


Object Place: Greek Islands, Northern Sporades, possibly Skyro, Greece

Dimensions

160 x 51.5 cm (63 x 20 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

43.400

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s blouse of white silk crepe with gold and silver metal thread embroidery and sequins. Round neckline with deep slit edged in lace and bordered with a trailing floral design. Wide sleeves edged with metal thread lace and sequins; sleeve border design is repeated bird on flowering branch. Right upper sleeve has floral embroidery design drawn on, with only a small section embroidered. Back and section below waist - cotton.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection