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A sleeveless dress

A sleeveless dress of heavy unbleached cotton with bodice and shoulders cut in one piece, square neck in back, slit down center front, gores set in at side seams, deep border design embroidered with bright polychrome silks, red predominating, in stylized shrine and floral motifs; stained

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Alfred Redfield

Greek (Attica), 19th century

Object Place

Attica, Greece

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts