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Woman's coat

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Two indigo-dyed cotton panels joined at center back and folded at shoulder line; short seams under armholes, open front. Straight-cut sleeves. Stand-up collar. Red bindings at collar, sleeve joins and center sleeve seams, cuffs, front opening; blue bindings at side openings. Red and blue panels...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Walter Bushell

Burmese; Tibeto-Burmese (Lahu), British colonial rule, 1860–80

Object Place

Shan, Myanmar (Burma)

Dimensions

117 cm (46 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1981.273

Medium or Technique

Cotton, natural dyes; plain weave, embroidered

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes