- Museum number
Skirt; part of woman's festival costume As.1998.1.327 to 330. Loosely pleated, constructed as waistband of unbleached cotton; with main section of hand-woven cotton and another fibre dyed dark indigo and gathered into waistband; with lower section of narrow width of cloth with selvedge at bottom.
- Production date
Length: 77 centimetres
Width: 116 centimetres (at waist)
- Curator's comments
- This costume is a type worn by older women - younger tend to wear pink. Probably made circa 20-30 years ago when owner was young.
- 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
- Purchased by Corrigan in April 1993 or September 1995 (it is unclear on which visit item was purchased).
- Registration number