Cotton, mordant- and resist-dyed, and painted. Lined and padded bodice. Trimmed with silk velvet and Dutch weft-patterned tape (langetband). Stitched with silk thread. India, early for export to The Netherlands.
fashionsfromhistory: “Blouse Austria “ This handsome piece incorporates an interesting combination of materials with lively patterning and embroidery. The puffed sleeves mimic the leg-o-mutton style prevalent in the Regional costumes.
Romanian Blouse Date: early century Culture: Romanian Medium: cotton, metal, glass Dimensions: Length at CB: 23 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Gregoire Cavafu in memory of his mother Armenouhi Edirnelian-Cavafu, Romania, 1986 Accession Number: