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Turban

Museum number:
9-23304
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Alternate number:
22 (previous number (collector's original number))
Accession number:
Acc.4786
Object count:
1
Description:
Mien woman's turban Final 7 inches decorated in grid and weave embroidery. Snowflake-like patterns in repeating bands and final .25 inches decorated with stripes of chain stitch. Centered strip of grid and weave embroidery from 10" to 34" on one end; from 10 to 20, 22-27, 29-38 on the other end. Thread colors are white, blue, yellow, green, purple, pink. Body of sash is indigo dyed hemp.
Donor:
Ann Goldman
Collection place:
Laos
Culture or time period:
Mien
Maker or artist:
Nai Ian Saechao
Collection date:
January 1992
Materials:
Embroidery and Fabric (hemp?)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.1 Daily Garb
Production date:
1972
Accession date:
September 30, 2011
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Dimensions:
whole— length 174 inches and whole— width 21 inches
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