late 19th century
Object Place: Turkey
Center back: 35.6 cm (14 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wool plain weave embroided with metal threads and glass beads, silk satin lining
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Woman’s short and sleeveless. White wool, embroidered with gilt and silver yarns couched to the ground. Design includes borders on all sides and a bilaterally symmetrical pattern of scrolling forms in the central areas. Front opening edges decorated with small balls covered with gilt yarn. Lined with gold-colored satin.
Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb