blouse

Woman's blouse. Plain white cloth with lines of embrodery on the arms and down the front and back, two rows on each side; shoulder-pieces are embroidered in wide bands in many colours, separated by lines of silver and gold thread, with bands of patterned orange. Slevves are smocked at the wrist, and gatherable at the neck. L. 22 1/2"; W. (inc sleeves) 59".

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