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Object #1998-83/45
Object nameVest, Woman's
Culture of OriginHma clan, Shynra, Nuosu, Yi
Maker or ArtistHmamo Arryr
MaterialsCotton, Black, Blue, Embroidery
DimensionsL: 52.5 x 11.0 cm, W: 53.0 cm
Exhibit LabelShynra-style vests have two to four stripes of different-colored patterns around the yoke. The skirt, like those of all young girls, has only two tiers. The headband is decorated with silver plates.
SourceMuseum Expedition - Anthropology Division
CreditGift of the Blakemore Foundation

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