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Romanian blouse

Detail of cotton blouse from Romania, embroidered with cross stitch, 1950s-1960s. Detail of cotton blouse from Romania, embroidered with cross stitch, 1950s-1960s. Courtesy Textile Research Centre, Leiden, acc. no. TRC 2018.0323.

The Textile Research Centre in Leiden holds a cotton blouse from Romania. It dates to the 1950s and 1960s and measures 52 x 30 cm. It has a gathered neckline and sleeve heads.

The garment is heavily embroidered with cross stitch down the front, collar, and sleeves with panels of stylised flowers in various colours on a black background. The sleeve cuffs are further decorated with a band of embroidery and crocheted scallop edging with silver coloured lurex.

Online catalogue TRC.

WV, 19th February 2018.

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