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Woman's dress

Serbian
Late 19th to early 20th century


Dimensions

126 cm (49 5/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.26 from the shoulder to the bottom of the garment

Accession Number

16.54

Medium or Technique

Wool, cotton, and linen; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Heavy white linen, gored under the arms. On the sleeves and around the neck is close embroidery, worked with blue, green, red, and black wool. Trimmed with woolen tassels and bands made with a deep pile. Finished on the bottom with simpler embroidery done with red and blue cotton. Worn with 16.53. There were moths in this when given.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Percival Merritt