Hausa shirt before 1900 with protective verses from and Koran--and magic squares! National Museums Scotland, Edinburgh
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Agnes Richter: embroidered straitjacket from the Prinzhorn Collection The Station Spin: Encoded Cloth
Embroidered diary/tales on women's under garments ~ le caraco de Renée
This image reminds me of a beautiful and courageous colleague of mine who recently died of melanoma which started in her eye .Nicola had to have her eye removed but she continued to work helping others.She remained beautiful always .....I wish I had thought to do this for her.....