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Three fragments of a woman's shirt (sleeves)

19th–early 20th century

Object Place: Kosovo, Serbia


57.3 x 36.8 cm (22 9/16 x 14 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton embroidered with wool and metallic yarns

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Pair of sleeves and a panel from woman’s shirt. Heavy natural cotton embroidered with red, purple, black, blue wool and yellow and white metallic yarns, white metallic spangles and glass beads in conventionalized stars, antlers, hooks, wool tassels trimmed with beads on sleeves, crosses and vegetation. Sleeves formed by two rectangular panels, embroidered across top and at cuffs, braided trim at cuffs; cut at inside edges. Panel with two large embroidered conventionalized vegetative motifs and small decorative motifs between; hemmed on three sides. Top cut. Ground slightly soiled. See: Costumes and Ornaments in the Ethnographic Museum in Belgrade. Fig. and.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection