Woman’s Jacket

A dark blue indigo robe with embroidered collar and split sides. The back panel is intricately embroidered with counted thread technique and narrow bands piping appliqué. This robe would have been worn by a woman from the Red Yao group in Vietnam.

Title: Woman’s Jacket

Artist: Unknown

Creation Date: 1990s

Geography: Vietnam, Sapa

Culture: Yao

Medium: Cotton

Technique: Plain weave, appliqué and emboidery

Dimensions: 65 x 125.5 cm (25 5/8 x 49 3/8 in)

Classification: Costumes; principal attire (entire body)

Credit Line: Gift of Leslie Nevison, 2021

Object ID Number: 2021.7.KT468