Child's Festival Jacket and Skirt

Child's Festival Jacket and Skirt
Child's Festival Jacket and Skirt
Location:
Not on display
Media:
Silk And Cotton
Dimensions:
61.3 x 82.6 cm (24 1/8 x 32 1/2 in.) jacket; 40.6 x 95.3 cm (16 x 37 1/2 in.) skirt
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Asia
Culture/People:
Miao (Hmong) People
Accession Number:
2000.33.32a-b
Acquisition Date:
2000-04-13
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, Gift of the Christensen Fund

Jacket) handwoven indigo dyed and calendered fabric, decorated on the back and around the front collar with a panel of handwoven patterned silks intricately intervoven with flat narrow metal bands wrapped and secured around individual threads, ending in a long fringe
Skirt) pleated, handwoven, handspun, indigo dyed and calendered in the sun with pig or ox blood to obtain varnished effect.

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