Explore the CollectionCostume Component

39cm x 36cm
Place of Origin
Historical Period/Date
20th Century (1970-1999 Late)/1990s
Registration Number
Appliqué,Broad Chain,Cross Stitch,Satin Stitch,Straight Stitch,
Costume Components - Women,Jackets,

Physical Description

Front panel from a Miao woman's jacket. Embroidered on indigo-dyed hand woven fabric with multicoloured thread. The blue and green cross stitched background of diamond shapes and triangles edged with red, is bordered by applied white and yellow tapes with some satin stitch and straight stitch repeat designs. Four appliquéd red diamond shapes are embroidered with a yellow scrolling design in broad chain and twelve smaller white squares have been decorated with red, green and purple spots in satin stitch.

To arrange to view this object please fill out and return this form