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Embroidered camisa (woman's blouse)

This camisa is of pina embellished with embroidery and drawn work. It was made in Manila about 1800 by a Filipina for a Mestiza. Even Spanish ladies often wore the cool and comfortable camisa in the house. It is not starched and is a fine specimen of old work, being in good condition for its...

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Provenance

Gift to MFA on November 13, 1941.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Laura Slocum and Mr. William H. Slocum in the name of their sister Miss Anna D. Slocum

Filipino, about 1800

Object Place

Philippine

Accession Number

41.789

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes