- Museum number
Puttee cloth; from girl's festival costume As.1998.1.269 to 277. To be divided when made into two puttees. Base cloth of hand-woven cotton, dyed indigo to very dark. With long twisted warp ends.
- Production date
Length: 1365 centimetres (excluding fringes)
Width: 9 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Corrigan notes that at time of purchase in 1990, visitors were not allowed into the Jianhe area. When Corrigan visited in September 1996 she noted that girls were wearing similar, but not identical costumes. Because of twisted ends, puttee cloth could also be turban.
- 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
- Bought in the early 1990s from Yung Hua, who lives in Tiagong town, who said that it was from Jianhe township.
- Registration number