jacket

Woman’s jacket. Jacket of black satin cloth lined in dark blue cloth. Extra panel at front, single thickness of black satin, stitched to right front panel forming an extra flap, with a zig zag shape chiefly decorated with appliqué diagonally across the top. A corresponding embroidered area on the top half of the left side of the front opening. A collar is attached at the nape, with appliqué bands, the cloth with a check pattern on the reverse. Blue Hmong, Northern Thailand. See page 108 of Lewis and Lewis 1984 Peoples of the Golden Triangle. [NB Mr McDermott identified this as a Lahu jacket].

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