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Agnes Richter jacket. A patient in a mental asylum, she embroidered her jacket with messages that were undecipherable. Now the property of a museum. Outsider Art at its best.

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Another view of Agnes Richter's autobiographical jacket. A patient in a mental asylum, she embroidered her jacket with messages that were undecipherable. Now the property of a museum. Outsider Art at its best.

Agnes Richter, a mental patient in Austrian asylum, embroidered her jacket with text.

agnes richter, a patient in a mental asylum in austria in the 1890's, spent her days embroidering text on to the jacket of her hospital uniform

Agnes Richter, held in an asylum for the insane in the 1890’s, embroidered text on her jacket, which was part of the uniform given to patients at the time. from the Prinzhorn Collection

Agnes Richter was a patient in a mental asylum who embroidered messages on every inch of her clothes that nobody could fully decipher. This jacket is now part of a museum collection. Inspirational piece of work.

Agnes Richter- asylum embroidery jacket - the linen jacket above was made by Agnes Richter, a seamstress and patient in an Austrian asylum during the late 1800′s. She constructed the jacket from cloth typically used in the institution and embroidered her story onto the jacket.

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