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Blouse. Single ply, hand-spun (?) plain woven fibres embroidered predominantly in brown yellow ane red silk and wool in angular geometrical and floral designs on the shoulders, in lines down the arms and back, and in rows of square shapes on the front. Also a slanting design in white silk on each arm below the shoulder. The cloth is gathered at the neck. Some of the seams are sewn with red wool (?). L. 29 1/2"; w. (inc sleeves) 63".



1 item (description level: whole)
Broad category
Anthropology: Ethnography
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  blouse
object name:  blouse

Eastern Europe; Greece; Turkey
Additional place information
made or collected:  Eastern Europe 
made or collected:  Greece 
made or collected:  Turkey 

With Romanian and other S. E. European textiles in an undocumented collection from the Royal School of Needlework, said to be from Greece and Turkey.
donor:  Vaughan-Morgan, Lady  Undefined - 1967-08-30

Related subjects
object name: blouses

Record created 2000-01-22 by MIGRATION
Record last updated 2018-01-29 by XGVIEWS

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