Dress chiefly of heavy white linen fabric with a textured weave with underarm gussets of calico. Collar of machine woven cloth printed with a multi-coloured floral pattern on a green ground, trimmed with lace and a row of tubular beads and lined with cream fabric. The central panel of the back is of plain weave, embroidered in the lower part with two columns of three squares chiefly in red with yellowgreen blue and pink detailing. Above each column a small lozenge embroidered in green and blue.
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