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Bridal costume

Chemise or underdress, forming part of a bridal costume. Wide flared sleeves with embroidered vertical rows of geometric and stylized leaf forms worked with maroon, green, and blue silk yarns, metallic yarns where sleeves gathered to meet shoulder line. Embroidery along deep rectangular neck...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Greek Islands (Dodecanese, possibly Nisyros), possibly 18th or 19th century

Object Place

Dodecanese or possibly Nisyros, Greek Islands, Greece

Accession Number

43.734

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes