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Boy's shirt

Boy's shirt

  • Place of origin:

    Burma (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1935-1939 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Satin (silk or rayon). Woven, piped and embroidered.

  • Museum number:

    IS.24-1998

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Child's shirt, probably for a young boy, sleeveless and self belted. Bright blue. Neckline, armholes and hem piped in orange silk. Cloud collar effect on the front of the shirt created with embroidery in floral and foliate patterns in various colours.

Place of Origin

Burma (made)

Date

ca. 1935-1939 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Satin (silk or rayon). Woven, piped and embroidered.

Dimensions

Length: 45.8 cm, Width: 40.6 cm

Object history note

Forms a Shan style boy's costume with IS.25-1998 (trousers).

Descriptive line

Boy's shirt which forms a Shan style costume with IS.25-1998 (trousers). Bright blue and yellow silk satin embroidered with floral and foliate patterns in various colours. c. 1935 to 1939

Production Note

Strong Chinese influence.

Materials

Silk satin; Thread; Embroidery silks

Techniques

Weaving; Stitching; Embroidering; Piping

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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