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Ceremonial skirt

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Artist Unknown (Blue Hmong)

Date

1950-1982

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Ceremonial skirt, Artist Unknown (Blue Hmong)
Ceremonial skirt: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Surface Ornamentation (Do Not U | Cotton, polyester, silk; indigo batik, cross stitch embroidery and appliqué
Size: 30 1/2 x 24 3/4 in. (77.47 x 62.87 cm) (length at waistband, without ties)
Creation Place: Asia, Laos
Culture: Blue Hmong, Asia, Laos
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: ceremonial skirt, made and worn by a Blue Hmong woman in Laos; cotton, batik with indigo, cross stitch embroidery, appliqued silk ties. Skirt is pleated and was unstitched and then repleated prior to each wearing.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of funds from Mr. and Mrs. John M. Hartwell
Accession Number: 82.138
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009