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Woman's skirt

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Long rectangular shape skirt comprised of three woven panels, approximately 10 inches wide, sewn along the selvedges. The central portion of this garment is dramatically patterned in alternating red and black horizontal stripes on a white cotton ground. The bottom black stripes features a...

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

Credit Line

Textile Curator's Fund

Woman's lower body wrapper

Burmese (Maru peoples), mid-20th century

Object Place

Kachin State, Myanmar (Burma)


Height x width: 60 x 29 in. (152.4 x 73.7 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton - plain weave and wool


Textiles and Fashion Arts