University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 2003-38-67
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: China
Indochina
Section:Asian
Materials:Silk
Cotton
Technique:Sewn
Embroidered
Appliqued
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number1900.1.1225 - Other Number

Description

Girl's jacket of black silk brocade; short fitted waist and flaring hem; slit up the sides; hem and slits edged with narrow bands of red and blue applique; sewn with patterned green and red stitches; hemmed on the inside with coarse cotton, dyed blue; neck opening ornamented with applied bands of silk and cotton in red, green, white, and yellow; applied embroidery-like ornament of stiff stencil-cut material wrapped with silk thread; sleeves hemmed with silk brocade, dyed purple; blue cotton strip runs length of each sleeve; ties to fasten at interior (left) and at neck opening (two ties at right).


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