University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 2003-38-48
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Lahu
Provenience: China
Indochina
Section:Asian
Materials:Cotton
Silk
Technique:Woven
Appliqued
Sewn
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number1900.1.1161 - Other Number
110 - Other Number

Description

Girl's jacket of coarse purple handwoven cotton. Fitted waist, flaired hem. Collar formed by applied band of strips of piece-dyed ribbons (yellow and orange) and purple, green, and blue cotton material. Hem layered in bands of applied piece-dyed cotton (pink, red, gray, green, purple, brown, indigo) and edged in black cotton. A ribbon of green silk brocade floats above this multi-colored band.


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