Arts and Crafts Embroidered Indian Muslin Blouse: English C1920
Dating from the Atrs and Crafts era C1920, a beautiful, delicate, woman’s handmade and embroidered Indian muslin blouse with decorative cut glass buttons.
Embroidered in mercerised cotton, some of which is padded (Stumpwork) which gives a delightful three dimensional effect. Rows of spots meander amongst stylised floral motifs.
In good antique condition with a tiny rust mark and some thinning of the fabric, and a scattering of small holes around the shoulder area. There are a couple of delightful historic mends at the back of the collar.
Measurements taken while lying flat:
across front: 46cm
Length sleeve: 59cm
Nape of neck to hem: 50cm