Portugal Multicolored Wool Festival Dance Costume

Title

Portugal Multicolored Wool Festival Dance Costume

Description

Donor note: Traditional Portuguese women's Festival Dance Costume. Red, black, and white striped wool full skirt with black hemline border hand embellished with multi-colored flowers; matching weskit with lacings. Red wool apron with multi-colored chenille embroidery. White cotton peasant blouse with blue hand embroidery. Black fringed head scarf with colorful paisley print. Ornately embroidered purse pocket with waistband tie.

Creator

Unknown

Date

1980-1989

Contributor

Gift from Kay King

Identifier

HCC_FA_2018_P2-240

Coverage

Portugal

Extent

Bodice - Bust: 36" Vest - Bust: 34" Skirt - Waist: 28"

Curator Notes

Excellent condition.

Textile

Wool, Wool Felt, and Cotton

Photographer

Shane Patrick Qureshi

Curator

HCC Fashion Dept. Curatorial Team

Accession Number

1987.46.1

Files

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Citation

Unknown, “Portugal Multicolored Wool Festival Dance Costume,” HCC Fashion Archive, accessed March 28, 2020, https://hccfashion.omeka.net/items/show/420.

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