Silk and silk satin, about 1923-25
Accession number WAG 2001.45.28
Labelled L & M, KOM : 833, FAC : 5773, 44
Tunic top with scooped neckline, the front and back of black silk, the long sleeves, wrist-ties and bottom edges of tunic of silk satin.
Front and lower section of back are both hand-embroidered in tambour stitch with Chinoiserie design in pale blue silk and gold metallic thread, now tarnished. Unlined.
Probably made in China for European export.