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Blouse

Blouse

  • Place of origin:

    Moravia (made)

  • Date:

    1900-1940 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Embroidered cotton

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Paui L. Capova

  • Museum number:

    T.55-1987

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Blouse of white embroidered cotton with a front opening fastening with one button through a loop at the neck. The fabric is gathered tightly at the neck. The sleeves are gathered at the shoulder and into a deep frill at the cuff. There is a band of black and white embroidery halfway down each sleeve with stylised floral motifs. The cuffs are vandyked and are decorated with floral motifs worked in black and white cotton and openwork through which the turquoise and pink facings can be seen.

Place of Origin

Moravia (made)

Date

1900-1940 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Embroidered cotton

Dimensions

Length: 27 in, Width: 66 in along sleeves

Object history note

Registered File number 1987/853. Part of a woman's festival costume T.55 to J-1987.

Descriptive line

Blouse of embroidered cotton, made in Moravia, 1900-1940

Materials

Cotton

Techniques

Embroidered

Subjects depicted

Floral motifs

Categories

Textiles; Women's clothes; Embroidery

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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