clothing; jacket

Woman's sleeveless jacket of cream woollen fabric panels stitched together by hand, with an outer layer of applied cream cloth, applied strips of red flannel and embroidery, and fringes of russet yarn or groups of russet, black and burgundy yarn. Further embroidery in plain stitches in similar colours with yellow and white detailing around the neck and extending along the upper part of the front opening. Short sleeves attach to the armholes by means of metal hooks. Sleeves are of cream linen fabric, with applied maroon fabric at the outer ends, and a heavy russet fringe where the sleeve meets the main body of the garment. Some gold threads in this fringe. Outer edge and top of sleeves have simple embroidery in similar colours to that on the main body of the garment.

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