Indigo jacket for a Wanzi man with braid in blue, pink, red, yellow, green and orange running along the side seams, lower hem, edge of armholes and front opening and in a horizontal band along the lower part. Vertical bands of the same braid at intervals on this lower section, defining the area where the two pockets are on the left and right. This braiding is present on the reverse, dividing the panel into sections. Raised collar edged with blue piping. Fastenings forming cloth buttons and eyes made of same blue piping fabric. Lined with commercially printed cotton fabric. Side seams bound in sections of pink, red, yellow, orange and red yarn.

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