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Boy's trousers

Boy's trousers

  • Place of origin:

    Burma (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1935-1939 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Satin (silk or rayon). Woven and piped.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pair of boy's flared trousers with a half elasticated waist. Bright blue satin (silk or rayon). Waist and hems piped in in orange silk. 4 embroidered white silk inserts on each trouser bottom creating a flared effect.

Place of Origin

Burma (made)


ca. 1935-1939 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Satin (silk or rayon). Woven and piped.


Length: 68.5 cm, Width: 33 cm

Object history note

Forms a Shan style costume with IS.24 -1998 (shirt).

Descriptive line

Boy's flared trousers which forms a Shan style costume with IS.24-1998 (shirt). Bright blue and yellow silk satin with white inserts. c. 1935 to 1939

Production Note

Strong Chinese influence.


Silk satin; Thread


Piping; Weaving; Stitching


South & South East Asia Collection

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