From: Mongolia

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Native Name Deel
Object Number 2002-15-1
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Mongolian | Halh
Provenience Mongolia
Period 19th Century
Date Made 1800 - 1825 CE
Section Asian
Materials Silk | Muslin (uncertain) | Cotton (uncertain) | Brass
Technique Hand-Sewn

Dress (Deel) part of wealthy married Halh woman's costume. Interior cotton or muslin. Exterior mostly blue Chinese silk, hemmed with black/gold fruit, purple/turquoise bands. Stiff upright padded shoulders, long sleeves and horseshoe cuffs; variable fabrics inc. red Tibetan silk. Brass ball buttons.

Height 122 cm
Width 102 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mr. & Mrs. William G. Bikales, 2002

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