Fashion2Fiber

Tibetan Woman's Ensemble

Description

Red cotton machine woven shirt a) and long green sleeveless wrap overcoat b) from Tibet. Green overcoat has light blue lining. Several loose threads on overcoat (hem unfinished) c) brown cotton vest/tunic, open down center front, constructed from a single piece of woven cloth, decorative diamond motif woven across shoulders in back, at waist and hem, and at lower CF opening in white, yellow and orange d) woven multicolored belt with fringed ends e) narrow belt, black background, embroidered with star-bursts in yellow, green, purple and orange, small mirrors in center of star-bursts f) multicolored horizontally striped and strip woven wool apron; g/h) red and green wool felt knee length boots with thick soles and embroidered vamps a) red blouse b) green robe c) tunic d) belt-woven in predominant colors of red, green, black and white with fringed ends e) belt-black ground with floral embroidered designs in green, red and yellow f) apron gh) boots i) leather bag (coin purse) with silver and coral embellishment j) carnelian necklace w/metal pendant (charm) k) orange bead necklace l) yellow bead necklace m) hat n) silver ring of fish in paisley cone shape

Source

HCT.1983.8.25a-n

Date

1959-1960

Fiber/Fabric Information

Cotton

Decade

1950-1959

Files

1983.8.25a-l.jpg
1983.8.25a-l(back).jpg

Citation

“Tibetan Woman's Ensemble,” Fashion2Fiber, accessed November 22, 2017, http://fashion2fiber.osu.edu/items/show/4891.

Item Relations

Item: Global Textile Trades depicts This Item