Festival Jacket

Festival Jacket
Festival Jacket
Date:
ca. 1950
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Cotton
Dimensions:
88.9 x 104.1 cm (35 x 41 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Asia
Culture/People:
Gejia/Miao
Accession Number:
2000.33.30
Acquisition Date:
2000-04-13
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, Gift of the Christensen Fund

handwoven cotton dyed red with local tree bark extract. Lozenge patterned weave on back, decorated with a combination of knotted stitch silk embroidery outlined in white couched silk, with handwoven silk bands around the collar, sleeves, shoulder and along the borders.

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