A woman's blouse. Made from sheer cream tabby cotton cloth. Polychrome floral embroidery worked in cotton threads either side of centre front opening and on outside of short sleeves. Smocking using red, yellow, green, blue and orange cotton yarns at neckline, sleeve ends and hemline. Vertical line of cut work either side of opening and horizontal line on sleeve. Zigzag overstitching of seams using orange thread.
- 1925-1945 (?)
- Made in: Czechoslovakia (?)
- Found/Acquired: Prague
- (Europe,Czech Republic,Prague)
- Length: 78 centimetres
- Width: 47 centimetres (across arms)
Purchased by donor in Prague in 1946.
Prehistory and Europe
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Object reference number: EEU72430
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