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Object #5-13947
Object nameSkirt, Talagi
Culture of OriginAtayal, Taiwan
MaterialsRamie, Wool, Bell, Bead, White, Red, Black
TechniquesBeadwork, Plain Weave, Warp Faced, Weft Faced, Double Cloth, Float Weave, Dyed, Sewn
Exhibit LabelThe Atayal use more colors and patterns in their textiles than any other Taiwanese aboriginal group. This skirt of ramie (Chinese hemp) was worn on ceremonial occasions.
DimensionsL: 125.0 cm, W: 63.7 cm
SourceMr. George Kerr
CreditGift of Mr. George Kerr

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