1920s -1930s Eingyi, lady’s blouse and 1950s - 1960s Htamien, court lady's tube
1920s -1930s Eingyi, lady’s blouse of white silk organza with couched gold thread of floral and scroll design on edges of blouse. In the lower front are two appendages (ano). Natural dyes. Burman people, Myanmar.
52 x 138 cm
1950s - 1960s Htamien, court lady's tube skirt, purple silk with extremely fine Bengali influenced gold brocade of repeated floral design. There is also a vertical decorative panel and lower hem of heavy gold brocading of plants, birds and animals. Chemical dye, Arakan people,
Arakan / Rakhine State, Myanmar.
82 x 114 cm