Loimi Akha Woman's Ensemble
Jacket has brightly colored applique and reverse applique in red/green/yellow/orange. Seed bead ornamentation. Pleated skirts have drawstring waists.Apron is adorned with applique in various colors, beads, shells, metal plates, and fringe consisting of beads and coins.Leggings are adorned with applique and buttons. Belt is decorated with glass beads, shells, and coins.a) robe/jacket b) skirt c) skirt d) belt e) apron f/g) leggings.
Purchased during a trip to Thailand in 1995.
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