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Twenties • Openwork Top

• Openwork top• Either crochet or knitted

Whether knitted or crocheted these tops were worked in a pastel coloured high lustre cotton or rayon chord. Made to be worn over a satin chemise they could contain as many holes as desired. Often seen worn with with a long string of beads the bateau neckline alone is often enough to date these garments.

Above photographer: Morrison's Edinburgh