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Worn at wedding and on special occasions. Brown, dark blue and dark green silk yarns on undetermined ground (probably silk, cf. Johnstone, 1972, fig. 25), touches of black, some of which has rotted out, and of yellow. Dense embroidery completely covering ground of lower 2/3ds of wide sleeves,...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Greek (Karpathus),

Object Place

Greek Islands, Dodecanese, Karpathos, Greece

Dimensions

142.5 cm (56 1/8 in.); Legacy dimension: CB: 142.5 cm

Accession Number

43.398

Medium or Technique

Silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes