- Museum number
A woman's shirt / chemise, a 'riza'; long, ankle-length. It has three-quarter length sleeves and is made from cream-coloured cotton seersucker. The small round neck is fastened with a single white button and the long central slit has a crocheted edge worked with gold-coloured thread and dots of pink and blue thread. It is made from many pieces of fabric, including a separate deep band at the hem, which is finished off with a narrow gold-coloured crochet edge.
- Production date
Length: 136 centimetres
Width: 112 centimetres (across arms)
- Curator's comments
- Comment by donor: the lack of embroidery may be because it is from an area where the 'sukman' [the outer garment] is so highly decorated that more embroidery would be excessive, or because it was intended for working dress or nightwear.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 8 (Number given in list of objects provided by donor.)