Woman's festival or market-day jacket

Woman's festival or market-day jacket
Woman's festival or market-day jacket
Date:
ca. 1940
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Cotton, Silk; Wax-resist Dyeing (batik), Embroidery (cross-stitch)
Dimensions:
99.1 x 124.8 cm (39 x 49 1/8 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Asia
Culture/People:
"Long-horn" Miao (Hmong) People
Accession Number:
2000.33.29
Acquisition Date:
2000-04-13
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, Gift of the Christensen Fund

handwoven cotton decorated on the back, sleeves and collar with hand embroidered cross stitch, rare type of resist-dyed patterns on the sleeves, using indigo for the blue and potato starch for the yellow

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