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Trousers

  • Place of origin:

    Serbia (made)

  • Date:

    1850-1899 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Shot silk, embroidered with metal thread and applied braid

  • Museum number:

    895C-1902

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Women's trousers of shot purple silk, with a large panel in front, and bands at the ankles, embroidered with metal thread and applied braid. There are tapes for drawing together at the top. Lined with white cotton.

Place of Origin

Serbia (made)

Date

1850-1899 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Shot silk, embroidered with metal thread and applied braid

Dimensions

Length: 40 in, Width: 24 in top, Width: 89.5 in below

Object history note

Purchased. Registered File number 21201/1902.

Descriptive line

Women's trousers, shot silk, embroidered with metal thread and applied braid, Serbia, 1850-1899

Production Note

When acquired in 1902, attributed to Albanian, 19th century. New attribution made in 2002.

Materials

Shot silk; Metal thread; Cotton (textile)

Techniques

Weaving; Embroidering; Sewing; Lining

Categories

Women's clothes; Embroidery; Folk Art; Textiles; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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