blouse

Part of a blouse in the from of a small rectangular piece of cotton textile with three rows of circular motifs. The motifs are outlined and divided into quarters using black cotton thread. The quarters are infilled with two red embroidered areas, one area either in yellow or orange thread and one with either blue or green applied beading. Additionally the circular motifs are framed with zig zag rows of applied multicoloured beads; silver-coloured sequins have been sewn onto areas of the linen ground. One small area has two small diamond motifs in silver-coloured metal-wrapped thread. [Identical to 30.8.67/44.]

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