Back Apron


From: Burma

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number A1687
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Palaung
Provenience Burma
Date Made 18th Century - 1915
Section Asian
Materials Cotton

Part of outfit worn by a Palaung headman's wife which includes A1679-A1689. Woman's back apron in red with a white backing. Two white straps at top and red and green pompoms at the lower corners. Embroidered decoration green and orange squares at the bottom. Worn over A1686, covering white cotton portion of latter.

Length 56 cm
Width 34 cm
Credit Line Gift of M. B. Kirkpatrick, Jr., 1920
Other Number 2 - Other Number

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