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Woman's sleeveless chemise

Greek
19th century


Object Place: Attica, Greece

Dimensions

133.5 cm (52 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.689

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White plain weave cotton embroidered in polychrome silks. Front and back are cut from one loom width of cloth, with gores set in at each side for fullness. The embroidery is worked in a deep border at the hem, motifs include stylized architectural structures with women inside.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection