Man’s jacket, the main body made of two lengths of black fabric stitched together at the middle of the back, left open below to form a slit, and stitched together below arm opening most of the way down to form sides. Neck reinforced with extra strip of fabric. Rectangular sleeves made of two pieces of fabric. Extra panel sewn to front forms cross over , fastening on left at top with one coin ?Burmese. This panel has embroidery at top and bottom, with a plain red panel applied at centre. Back decorated below yoke mostly with horizontal rows of embroidery and appliqué patterns. Two embroidered medallions at shoulder blades. Lomi Akha , Northern Thailand. See page 213 of Lewis and Lewis 1984. Peoples of the Golden Triangle.

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