- Museum number
Front apron; part of woman's festival costume As.1998.1.327 to 330. Base cloth of manufactured unbleached calico, constructed in two layers, with ties. Decoration of seven bands of black counted work in cotton, each band with different geometric pattern. Fringes of job's tears seeds with coloured three-dimensional 'pyramids' of straw bound with silk.
- Production date
Length: 73 centimetres (including fringe)
Width: 34 centimetres
- 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. Could also be boy's apron.
- 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