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Woman's blouse

Albanian, Kruja
19th century

Object Place: Kruja, Albania


61.5 cm (24 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Woman’s blouse; cut straight with only slight fullness set in under sleeves; wide sleeves set straight into shoulder, short standing collar; long slit down center front; made of silk striped broadly sheer and solid; sleeves embroidered along top length and on lower edges with gold strips in design of oak leaves and stylized plants; collar, front slit edged with white silk button hole picot and gold sequins.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Penelope B. Noyes