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Object #1998-83/152
Object namePants, Man's
Culture of OriginVazha clan, Yynuo, Nuosu, Yi
Maker or ArtistVazha Vuga
MaterialsCotton, Blue
DimensionsL: 97.0 cm, W: 2800.0 x 260.0 cm
Exhibit LabelFree-flowing, culotte-like pants are worn by this Yyuno man. A velvet jacket with tight sleeves, couches in a typical Yyuno color combination including bright orange, shows the characteristic V-shaped pattern on the chest. The youth is quite dressed up, with his long bead-and-tassel earring and "hero's belt" inset with bone disks.
SourceMuseum Expedition - Anthropology Division
CreditGift of the Blakemore Foundation

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