Tongying Wu's Mother
Child's ceremonial jacket. Worn by Tonying Wu, Miao artist/embroiderer, when she was 3 years old. Black silk with elaborately embroidered collar, cuffs and decorative pieces at bottom edge. Woven strip along bottom edge. Interior lined with blue cotton. Metallic thread, beads and tassels were used from mother's generation to present and tassels may have been added to this jacket before she was born.
Purchased from Tongying Wu, 1997
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