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Jacket

  • Place of origin:

    Bosnia (made)

  • Date:

    1800-1900 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk velvet, embroidered with metal thread

  • Credit Line:

    Given by George Hubbard

  • Museum number:

    T.184-1928

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This detail from the front of a woman's jacket features braid that has been applied across the bodice. Bands have been cut to the correct length and their ends folded to form a point, like an envelope, to prevent fraying; the point has then been turned under and stitched in place. Three flower heads made from different types of wire have been attached to each band; two have been decorated with a large coral bead, and a long, intricate wire tassel hangs from the outermost flower head.

Physical description

Woman's short jacket with hanging sleeves, silk velvet embroidered with metal thread

Place of Origin

Bosnia (made)

Date

1800-1900 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silk velvet, embroidered with metal thread

Dimensions

Length: 83 cm from nape of neck to end of sleeve, Width: 57 cm

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Crill, Rosemary, Jennifer Wearden and Verity Wilson. Dress in Detail from Around the World. London: V&A Publications, 2002. 224 p., ill. ISBN 09781851773787. p. 214

Materials

Silk; Metal thread

Techniques

Weaving; Embroidering; Sewing

Subjects depicted

Floral

Categories

Clothing; Embroidery; Folk Art; Textiles; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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