University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 2003-38-109
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Miao
Yao (Asian culture)
Provenience: China
Section:Asian
Materials:Natural Fiber
Technique:Woven
Dyed
Embroidered
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number1900.1.1236 - Other Number
111 - Other Number

Description

A hand sewn, dyed cotton, machine woven and home spun short [boy's] coat; major parts: sleeves, front opening, front and back of dark blue; cuffs of strips of white, red, and blue sewn together; bottom--a band of home spun--left, white and right, brown; decorative back--two bands of cross stitched embroidery in white, blue, brown, and rust; bottom of back made up of hand sewn band and lines in brown, white, purple, pink, tan, red, orange, and grey. (See 1900.1.1127 for similar piece).


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