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Object #1998-83/136
Object nameSkirt, Woman's
Culture of OriginAli clan, Shynra, Nuosu, Yi
Maker or ArtistAli Jjyjjy
MaterialsWool, Brown, Black
DimensionsL: 97.0 cm, W: 77.0 cm
Exhibit LabelAs women get older, they wear clothing of more and more subdued colors.
In addition to her plain black hat, this old woman wears a rather sombre jacket and a heavy wool skirt colored with natural dyes. But her silver collar buckle is appropriate for any adult woman.
SourceMuseum Expedition - Anthropology Division
CreditGift of the Blakemore Foundation

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