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Unfinished dress

Greek Islands (Epirus)
mid-19th century


Object Place: Epirus, Greece

Dimensions

139.06 cm (54 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1987.602

Medium or Technique

Linen, Wool; embroidery, open-work

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Unbleached linen ground embroidered repeat stylized floral motif at hem, cuffs, collar and neckline in black, rust, and cornflower blue wool threads; neck and front placket not cut; hem and cuffs also have open-work design. Condition: Fair/Good, unused but some stains.

Credit Line

Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Hill