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Object #2003-40/10
Object nameSin Muk Mii Ko, Tubular Skirt, Woman's
Culture of OriginRed Tai, Black Tai
MaterialsSilk, Cotton, Thread, Dye, Red, Black, Blue, Purple, Green, Yellow
TechniquesSewn, Supplementary Warp, Weft Ikat, Supplementary Weft, Dyed
Exhibit LabelA special occasion skirt traditionally worn by the weaver. The human motif represents ancestors in an ikat design technique, where individual yarns are dyed before weaving.
DimensionsW: 30 in, L: 33.7 in
SourceMuseum Expedition - Anthropology Division
CreditCollected by Linda McIntosh for the Burke Museum

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