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Woman's jacket

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Simple open front jacket with attached long sleeves. The upper body of the garment is made of dark blue, indigo dyed cotton. The lower portion is woven of coarse russet colored wool with black, yellow, and white accents. The supplementary design elements feature chevrons and lattice and the use...

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Provenance

Acquired by dealer in 1995; Purchased by the MFA from Tribal Spirit Traders, Leyden, MA, April 26, 2006.

Credit Line

Textile Curator's Fund

Burmese (Maru peoples), mid-20th century

Object Place

Kachin State, Myanmar (Burmese)

Dimensions

Height x width: 20 x 50 in. (50.8 x 127 cm)

Accession Number

2006.1168

Medium or Technique

Cotton - plain weave, wool, cowrie shells, and plant fibers

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes