5 embroidered jacket panels, Lomi Akha. 1. with row of Job’s tears seeds and blanket stitch hem along lower edge; marks where there were once rows of discs at either side; 2. with three bands of appliqué along lower edge; 3. with central appliqué band and row of Job’s tears seeds [offer to Royal School of Needlework?]; 4. narrow, with long plain unembroidered section above; 5. with raw edges and row of Job’s tears seeds.

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