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Skirt; part of woman's marriage costume As.1998.1.204 to 206. Decorated in seven bands, from top: a) band of wax resist; b) band of white cotton, embroidered in cross stitch in acrylic 'wool' yarn in green, pink, orange, purple and black; c) black cloth with isolated cross stitch motifs; alternating large flowers and small flowers with butterflies above and below; d) narrow stripe of red, orange, green and white made by machining narrow strips on red cloth background; e) white shiny cloth; f) black cloth with similar embroidered decoration to c). Lining of printed cotton in check and diamond pattern in blue.
- Production date
Length: 89 centimetres
Width: 266 centimetres (excluding lining, laid flat)
- 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
- Owned by the daughter of the Vice Governor of Dewo, sold to Corrigan in May 1997 by the Vice Governor.
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