University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 2003-38-95
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Akha
Provenience: Burma
Indochina
Section:Asian
Materials:Cotton
Bead
Technique:Woven
Embroidered
Sewn
Beaded
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number1900.1.1099 - Other Number

Description

A short jacket with open front woven of dark blue cotton with long sleeves; panels of tan, white, red, and blue cotton stripes are appliqued to lower half of each sleeve; a string of white beads sewn along each cuff and along backside of jacket at bottom; strands of white beads hang down back from collar; bottom, front and side edges embroidered with fine lines; short slits on each side.


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