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Woman's dress and coat [coat]

Serbian
19th century


Object Place: Serbia

Dimensions

103 cm (40 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.446b

Medium or Technique

Silk; appliquéd, weaving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

[One part of a] Woman’s dress and coat (said to have been worn together). Dress: red satin (later replacement) with gold-braided pinkish-red satin appliqued to front and shoulders; white cotton sleeves, narrow stripes of white silk and stylized plants, birds, and animals; woven with red, pink, purple, orange, yellow, green, and blue cotton and some silk; heavy band of red and silver weaving edged with scallops of silver and blue beads, sewed on bottom; in poor condition. Coat: red broad-cloth, hanging sleeves, slit pockets, fitted waist and circular skirt, ornamented with gold braid, upper part lined with badly stained light cotton, lower part lined with printed cotton, floral design. *white silk.

Provenance

Given to donor in 1916 by Mrs. Slavko Grouitch, wife of Serbian ambassador to the United States.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Gardiner H. Fiske