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A tunic of heavy unbleached cotton

Yugoslavian (Dalmatia)
19th century

Object Place: Dalmatia, Yugoslavia


124 cm (48 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Cut in very straight lines, with extra panel for additional fullness at each side below sleeve, long wide straight sleeves, panel running from center front of neck to waistline of stylized animal forms (?), and geometric motifs, embroidered with soft polychrome silks, similar band on each sleeve edge with additional band on upper part of sleeve of stylized flowering plant, done with same silks as neck band; sleeves either not the original or resewn in appliqué fashion over body of tunic; worn, and a number of breaks and small holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Alfred Redfield