Jacket or jerkin. Shaped like waistcoat. Spiral lines (twisted cord sewn on) and angles embroidered in multicoloured silk arranged around opening in front and very compactly at the back. Length of back: 67 cm; Width round the hem: 104 cm. (Homespun wool used as twisted cord, purchased white cloth, braid, silk for embroidery, red cloth, velvet).
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