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Dark blue cotton shirt with long sleeves and deep V-neck decorated with mother-of-pearl sequins that create a net-like effect across the lower bodice, upper arms and at the cuffs. The sequins are also used to create small flowers across the upper bodice, points along the front neckline and an...

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Lent by Miss Anna D. Slocum, September 11, 1913. Gift to MFA on November 13, 1941

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Laura Slocum and Mr. William H. Slocum in the name of their sister Miss Anna D. Slocum

Filipino (Mindanao, Kulaman or Bila'an), 19th century

Object Place

Mindanao, Republic of the Philippines


Height x width: 15 1/4 x 44 1/4 in. (38.7 x 112.4 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton, mother-of-pearl sequins (kalati); plain-weave, beaded, embroidered


Textiles and Fashion Arts