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Panel of a skirt

Mexican
19th century


Object Place: Central plateau, Mexico

Dimensions

Overall: 69.3 x 35.5 cm (27 5/16 x 14 in.)

Accession Number

50.3189

Medium or Technique

Wool tie-dye (plangi)

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Tie-dyeing (plangi). Panel of a skirt, one of a six that when seamed together formed a woman’s skirt and blanket. Abstract design with spiraling flowering vine along bottom. Medium plain woven wool  plant indigo dye. Worn and badly mended.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Elsie McDougall