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A woman's blouse; long sleeves. Made of undyed cream-coloured tabby woven cotton cloth; hand spun and hand woven. Two full weaving widths [40cms] have been used; side seams. Gathered neckline, 'V' shaped opening, with red cotton blanket stitch embroidery. The upper sleeve has two lines of alternating clear and blue plastic (?) beads. These are framed by alternating red and black flower head (?) motifs. All are separated by rows of gold-coloured beads, including along the sides. A diagonal line of cream synthetic yarn embroidery is worked below this and the outer part of the sleeve has a vertical line of yellow flowers (with coloured beads) on a central stem framed by alterating red and black cottonl motifs. The sleeve ends have red blanket stitch and a yellow drawstring. Either side of the centre front and back is a vertical line of square-shaped red and black cotton motifs.
- Production date
- 1950s (circa: source James Kapalo)
Length: 45 centimetres
Width: 40 centimetres (at hem)
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Purchase price for entire collection AND collection 1996.As.02, through the BM Society Eastern European Purchase Fund. Original object tag stated '£85'.
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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