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embroidered blouse
  • Mexico
  • embroidered blouse, late 1800s–1984
  • Where object was made: Mexico
  • cotton, thread, embrodering, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width: 60 x 60 cm
    Object Height/Width: 23 5/8 x 23 5/8 in
  • Gift of Elizabeth Sherbon
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7422

The off-white cotton blouse has short sleeves and a square neckline. The neckline, a portion of the sleeves, and the yoke are edged with pink embroidery thread. The yoke has dimensional flowers embroidered in orange and pink with light orange detail. They have green stems. There are smaller dark pink flowers on the back of the yoke. The square tab that hangs below the yoke has a dark pink flower with a green stem. The proper left sleeve is embroidered with an orange flower and a green stem and the proper right sleeve is embroidered with a dark pink flower and a green stem.