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Wedding or festival jacket and skirt
Wedding or festival jacket and skirt
Date:
ca. 1940
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Cotton, Silk; Wax-resist Dyeing, Embroidery
Dimensions:
81.6 x 138.4 cm (32 1/8 x 54 1/2 in.) jacket; 38.1 x 83.8 cm (15 x 33 in.) skirt
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Asia
Culture/People:
Gejia/Miao
Accession Number:
2000.33.27a-b
Acquisition Date:
2000-04-13
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, Gift of the Christensen Fund

Exhibition History:

To Dye For: A World Saturated in Color, DY, 2010

Jacket) handwoven fabric decorated with hand drawn indigo, wax resist-dyed patterns of floral and geometric designs.
Skirt) handwoven indigo cotton decorated with a combination of hand stitched silk embroidery and hadn drawn indigo rsist-dyed designs along the hem.

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Textile fragment
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Box with cover
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