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Woman's tunic (kor)

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Short red, gold and green sleeveless tunic with a V-neck in front and back and hand-stitched together down the center front and center back. The upper front and back have vertical bands of fine, repeating diamond motifs in red with narrow bands of green in between created by supplemental weft...

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Acquired by Tribal Spirits in Burma, 1980s-1990s; Purchased by the MFA, April 27, 2005

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Jeremy and Hanne Grantham

Burmese (Haka (Lai)), British colonial rule, late 19th century

Object Place

Chin State, Burma


Overall: 55.9 x 36.8 cm (22 x 14 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk; warp-faced plain-weave and twill weaves with supplementary weft patterning


Textiles and Fashion Arts