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Woman's dress

Heavy white linen, gored under the arms. On the sleeves and around the neck is close embroidery, worked with blue, green, red, and black wool. Trimmed with woolen tassels and bands made with a deep pile. Finished on the bottom with simpler embroidery done with red and blue cotton. Worn with...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Percival Merritt

Serbian, Late 19th to early 20th century

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Medium or Technique

Wool, cotton, and linen; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts