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Panel of a skirt

Tie-dyeing (plangi). Panel of a skirt, one of a six that when seamed together formed a woman's skirt and blanket. Abstract design with spiraling flowering vine along bottom. Medium plain woven wool ; plant indigo dye. Worn and badly mended.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Elsie McDougall

Mexican, 19th century

Object Place

Central plateau, Mexico

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool tie-dye (plangi)


Textiles and Fashion Arts