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Jacket

Object Number:2003-38-88
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: China
Shan State
Section:Asian
Materials:Cotton
Silk
Technique:Woven
Dyed
Sewn
Ikat
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1900.1.1159 - Other Number

Description

Unfitted jacket with long sleeves, chest panels of woven cotton, piece-dyed blue; sleeves form by eleven consecutive bands of woven material, edge-sewn together; piece-dyed red cotton bands prominent at shoulder and wrist; bands of silk ikat and cotton ikat at elbows; back formed by consecutive horizontal bands of woven material, edge-sewn together; interior back is of cotton ikat bands, but exterior has broad bands of silk ikat sewn over the cotton, as well as broad bands of piece-dyed silk sewn over cotton ikat.

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