Farm worker’s smock of brown twilled cloth, probably linen. Embroidered on section covering shoulders, collar and above smocked panel. Smocked in the same brown thread across chest, back and cuffs. Triangular gusset inset under each arm. Neck opening fastened with three brass button embossed with plough.Two pockets at sides, with flaps. All stitched by hand. Length 4 ft 6 in. Old English. [cat card]

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