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Woman's sleeveless coat

South Albanian
19th–early 20th century

Object Place: Albania


122 cm (48 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Broadcloth, embroidery

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Woman’s sleeveless coat; black broadcloth with fitted waist and circular skirt, embroidered with gold cord and braid (scalloped edges) and trimmed with gold galloon separating panels of embroidery; waist solidly covered with embroidery; skirt with deep border and triangular forms pointing upward composed of highly conventionalized floral forms; open pocket slits; lined with cotton fancy plaid in red, white, green and yellow.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Penelope B. Noyes