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Object #1998-83/350
Object nameSkirt, Woman's
Culture of OriginYyho clan, Adu, Nuosu, Yi
Maker or ArtistYyho Ahlo
MaterialsCotton Cloth, Silk, Trim, Metallic, Gold, Red, Green, Blue
TechniquesAppliqued, Pleated
DimensionsL: 101.0 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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