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embroidered blouse
  • Mexico
  • embroidered blouse, late 1800s–1984
  • Where object was made: Mexico
  • cotton, thread, embroidering
  • Object Height/Width: 69 x 66 cm
    Object Height/Width: 27 3/16 x 26 in
  • Gift of Elizabeth Sherbon
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7423

The cotton blouse has a square neckline and short sleeves. It is gathered under the neckline. The tops of the sleeves are embroidered with pink flowers and are embellished with pintucks. The neckline is embroidered with a pink geometric design, possibly stylized branches with leaves and birds. The sleeves are edged with a series of pink chevrons.