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men's shirt
  • Croatia
  • men's shirt, circa 1975
  • Where object was made: Donja Bebrina, Yugoslavia (present-day Croatia)
  • cotton, lace, metal, plastic
  • Object Height/Width: 86 x 184 cm
    Object Height/Width: 33 7/8 x 72 7/16 in
  • Museum purchase: Watkins Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7047
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Description

The long sleeved white shirt has a three snap closure at the placket on the top half of the shirt only. The wide floral lace hides the placket and there is a narrow band of lace on either side. There are two rows of pintucking on either side. The area under the lace and pintucking is pleated. The shirt has a collar and puffy sleeves gathered at the cuffs. There is a plastic button on each cuff. It is gathered along the back of the collar.

It was intended to be worn with trousers and vest (2007.7048 and 2007.7051) as an example of a Slavonia style outfit worn in the eastern part of Croatia.