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COSTUMES
Greece: Aegean Islands, Dodecanese Islands, Telos
Chemise (pokamiso -- woman's)
late 19th / early 20th century
Plain weave; Embroidered
Metallic thread; Smocking
53 1/2 in. (135.9 cm) length
The Blanche Payne Collection, gift of the Museum of History and Industry, Seattle
TC 92.10-262
Keywords: Decorative seaming; Hand sewn; Geometric pattern; Tassels; Stripes; Stitches: cross, long-armed cross, buttonhole, satin, Cretan join, herringbone join, Yugoslav border, running, chain, whipped running, double running, straight, knotted Cretan join, half cross

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