About this object

History of use

A woman's tunic worn as front and back panels, with a belt, and usually a jacket.

Cultural context

worn by women

Physical description

Woven black cotton rectangle tunic with white cotton embroidered and braided trim at one end, the other is hemmed. The head opening is a 27 cm. slit woven into the fabric lengthwise. The narrow white embroidered decoration runs across one end of the fabric near the edge. The ends and centre of the embroidered trim are braided. The fringe edge of the fabric is also braided.