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Apron with bib; part of woman's market and minor festival costume As.1998.1.164 to 169 a & b. Base cloth of two different fabrics; top part is hand-spun, hand-woven cotton dyed indigo to almost black; lower part of manufactured bleached cotton. Decorated with two cut pieces of cloth patterned with silk, and with white on dark blue wax and/or resin resist. Combination of geometric patterns focussed on a square and a band of diamonds. Bird motifs at edges.
- Production date
Length: 93 centimetres (including neck tie)
Width: 73 centimetres (across arms)
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
Selected items from Miao textiles were on display in exhibition 'Miao Costumes from South West China' as part of the BP Exhibition Showcase, which closed 11 Oct 1998.
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Items collected in April 1995 by Lu Chang, a Chinese colleague of Gina Corrigan.
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