Woman's dark blue, sleeveless blouse made from a heavy cotton, dyed with indigo. Made up of four panels sewn together by hand, the top of the middle join left unsewn to provide a neck opening. The lower half of the blouse is embellished with four narrow bands of applied Job's tears seeds enclosing wider bands of red and orange embroidery between columns of Job's tear's seeds. Seeds are also sewn to the hem and armhole edge. The neck opening and armholes are piped with an attached red braid. There is an applied red cotton strip at the bottom between two rows of Job's tear's seeds. [textile] 760mm long.
shirt (clothing: outerwear)
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