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Chemise

Chemise or underdress, sleeveless with no waistline, flared from beneath arms. Inverted triangular neckline outlined with embroidery in red silk yarns; otherwise plain except for deep border along hemline of geometric designs embroidered with polychrome silk and metallic yarns.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Macedonian, Possibly 18th or 19th century

Object Place

Skopje Region, Macedonia

Accession Number

43.403

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes