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Ceremonial Jacket

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Object Number:
97-12-5
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Tong
Provenience:
China
Guizhou Province
Youngjiang County
Maker:
Tongying Wu's Mother
Date Made:
1900-1956
Early Date:
1900
Late Date:
1956
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Cotton
Silk
Metallic Thread
Technique:
Embroidered
Woven
Description:
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.
Credit Line:
Purchased from Tongying Wu

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