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embroidered skirt
  • Croatia
  • embroidered skirt, circa 1975
  • Where object was made: Donja Bebrina, Yugoslavia (present-day Croatia)
  • cotton, lace, embroidering
  • Object Height/Width: 124 x 115 cm
    Object Height/Width: 48 13/16 x 45 1/4 in
  • Museum purchase: Watkins Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7032

The white cotton skirt is gathered at the waistband. There is a tie at the back for closure.

It has scalloped lace at the hem and textured embroidery of red flowers in four vertical columns, evenly spaced across the front, and a row around the bottom near the hem.

It was intended to be worn with embroidered blouse (2007.7033) as part of a Slavonia style outfit worn in the eastern part of Croatia.