waistcoat

Woman's waistcoat of sheepskin decorated with embroidery in wool and leather with a few sequins.Trimmed with black lambswool, much of it now missing, around the neck, down the front and along the lower edge. Embroidered in mauve red blue and green mostly circular motifs in a strip to either side of the front opening and along the bottom; the motifs delineated with applied plaited green leather strips. On the panels under the arms to form a flare the same type of dense embroidery; the main part of the front panels and the rear are the natural colour of the sheepskin which has been left clear.

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