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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