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Pair of sleeve pieces; part of married woman's festival costume As.1998.1.217 to 221. Base cloth of bought cotton dyed dark blue. Decorated (from cuff edge) in i) emerald green satin cloth; ii) bought ribbon band in shiny silk in emerald green, white, blue and pink; iii) hand-woven black cotton cloth embroidered in counted work. Floral pattern in green, maroon, yellow, blue and red silk; iv) shiny indigo cloth on the bias with a braid in orange, green and pink.
- Production date
Length: 34.50 centimetres (b) 36 cm)
Width: 17.50 centimetres (b) 17 cm)
- Curator's comments
- Probably tacked on for special occasions.
- 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
- Original owner: Jiang Xian Hua (30 years approx). Purchased by Corrigan in February 1997.
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