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Woman's blouse

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White cotton bound V-front neckline mid-length straight-cut sleeves; V-front and back hemline. 4-button front closure. Facings at neck, cuffs, hem and closure. Rounded sideseams from hem to cuffs. O-shaped trim at cuffs and hem.

Provenance

Collected by Walter Bushell, a Baptist missionary to Burma, between 1860 and 1880; gift to MFA on June 10, 1981

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Walter Bushell

Burmese (possibly Karen), British colonial rule, 1860–80

Object Place

Shan, Myanmar (Burma)

Dimensions

49 cm (19 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1981.274

Medium or Technique

Cotton; plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes