Explore the CollectionDress

Measurements
129cm
Place of Origin
Greece
Historical Period/Date
19th Century
Registration Number
2014-020
Techniques
Buttonhole Stitch,Chain Stitch,Laid Work,Tent Stitch,
Objects
Costume - Women,Dresses,

Physical Description

A long sleeved cream dress of heavy coarse woven cloth, linen or hemp, from Macedonia. Embroidered areas include collar, bodice opening, cuffs and hem. Techniques include tent stitch, chain stitch, buttonhole stitch and laid work. The embroidery thread used is highly twisted. The repeat geometric design is worked in mustard and red with some navy and green.

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