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  • Place of origin:

    Paris (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1913 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Babani (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Metallic block-printed silk, bound with cord, lined with silk

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Fr. Sebastian Bullough

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Blouse of blue silk block-printed with a symmetrical gold pattern and bound with brown cord. It has a round neck, is shaped at the back with two Venetian buttons and has an invisible fastening down the front which consists of snap fasteners mounted in pink braid. It is T-shaped and lined with white silk. A ribbon draws it in at the waist.

Place of Origin

Paris (made)


ca. 1913 (made)


Babani (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Metallic block-printed silk, bound with cord, lined with silk

Descriptive line

Blouse of block-printed silk, designed by Babani, Paris, ca.1913




Block printing


Fashion; Clothing

Production Type

Haute couture


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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