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Woman's blouse

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Woman's blouse of dark blue cotton made of straight length of material folded over at shoulders with slit for head opening, and side seams left open at top for arms; lower half embroidered with long white seeds and red, yellow, and white cotton in horizontal bands of alternating star and four...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mabel H. Colgate and Henry B. Washburn, in memory of Edith Hall Washburn

Burmese (Shan District), British colonial rule, late 19th or early 20th century

Object Place

Shan District, Burma


73 cm (28 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave, embroidered with beads


Textiles and Fashion Arts