Explore the CollectionShirt

Measurements
57cm s 56cm
Place of Origin
Eastern Europe
Historical Period/Date
20th Century (1930-1969 Mid)
Registration Number
2010-002
Donated/Purchased
Donated
Techniques
Chain Stitch,Cross Stitch,Needleweaving,
Objects
Costume - Women,Shirts,

Physical Description

Sleeveless shirt of coarse hand-woven fabric with small cut neck opening. Shirt is embroidered with two rows of medallions of complex design. These medallions continue over the shoulder and down the back. There is a narrow repeat design along the open selvedge edges of the shirt, enhanced by a narrow band of needleweaving. Stitches used are chain and cross stitch and colours are black, red, yellow and green with some metallic thread and a few sequins,

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