Festival jacket and skirt

Festival jacket and skirt
Festival jacket and skirt
Location:
Not on display
Media:
Silk And Cotton
Dimensions:
81.6 x 87.6 cm (32 1/8 x 34 1/2 in.) jacket; 59.7 x 101.6 cm (23 1/2 x 40 in.) skirt
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Asia
Culture/People:
Miao (Hmong) People
Accession Number:
2000.33.31a-b
Acquisition Date:
2000-04-13
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, Gift of the Christensen Fund

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

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