Requires Photography

Woman's blouse

Greek (Northern Sporades possibly Skyros)
19th century

Object Place: Greek Islands, Northern Sporades, possibly Skyro, Greece


160 x 51.5 cm (63 x 20 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique


Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Woman’s blouse of white silk crepe with gold and silver metal thread embroidery and sequins. Round neckline with deep slit edged in lace and bordered with a trailing floral design. Wide sleeves edged with metal thread lace and sequins; sleeve border design is repeated bird on flowering branch. Right upper sleeve has floral embroidery design drawn on, with only a small section embroidered. Back and section below waist - cotton.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection