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Object #1998-83/109
Object nameVest, Woman's
Culture of OriginAlu clan, Shynra, Nuosu, Yi
Maker or ArtistAlu Avie
MaterialsVelvet, Cotton, Fabric, Plastic
DimensionsL: 58.0 cm, W: 53.0 cm
Exhibit LabelWe know from old clothes and old photographs that Nuosu clothing of 100 years ago was not nearly as colorful as it is today. Bright synthetic cloth and yarn - as well as sequins and shiny decorations of all sorts - have fueled the creativity of Nuosu seamstresses.
SourceMuseum Expedition - Anthropology Division
CreditGift of the Blakemore Foundation

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