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Peasant's blouse

Dark blue linen, the collar and shoulder straps are worked with red cotton and chain-stitch and French knots. Borders of straight and curving lines and conventional leaves are worked around the collar and on the shoulders. In the corners of the collar and at the neck are symmetrical sprays of...

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Credit Line

Gift of the Misses Sara, Elizabeth Gaskell and Margaret Norton

French, late 19th century

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Medium or Technique

Linen and cotton; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts