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Man's tunic

Man's tunic with red and black vertical stripes and horizontal embroidery with floral motifs. Two selvedge widths joined in a center seam, with an open slit at the top.


1999, purchased by Yuri Saldyt, Santa Fe, NM, in Thailand; 2007, purchased from Saldyt by Andrés Moraga, Berkeley, CA; purchased from Moraga by the MFA (Accession date: May 19, 2010)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Jeremy and Hanne Grantham

Burmese (Asho Chin peoples), Late 19th to early 20th century

Object Place

Burma (Myanmar)


Length x width: 93 x 108 cm (36 5/8 x 42 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Homespun cotton dyed with indigo, silk dyed with lac; silk embroidery, undyed raw silk


Textiles and Fashion Arts