The front and back of a woman's linen blouse. The square neckline has been secured with blanket stitch in red, light blue and black. The ground has grouped beige stripes of two different widths either side of the neck opening and down the back. On the front a narrow black zig zag line with foliates shapes has been embroidered either side of the warp stripes. The textile's patterning changes at the neck edge, to a repeating lozenge shaped motif, outlined in black and infilled with red and orange and with small blue or green beads attached. The back centre panel is missing.
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