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Woman's Glossy Hand-woven Cloth

Museum of Ethnic Cultures, Minzu University of China

Museum of Ethnic Cultures, Minzu University of China

The dress is made of purple glossy hand-woven cloth with cross collar and no button, hitched by a pair of cotton tapes. It is trimmed with colorful laces, matched with embroidered bellyeband inside, pleated skirt and apron outside.Dong cloth is woven and dyed by hands, which can be divied into plain cloth, demin, Chinese prickly ash eyes cloth, plait grain cloth etc. After soaked with diluted cattle glue or applied a layer of egg white, repeatedly beaten with a wooden hammer, then the color of the cloth will be brighter.

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  • Title: Woman's Glossy Hand-woven Cloth
  • Provenance: Museum of Ethnic Cultures, Minzu University of China
  • Original Source: http://bwg.muc.edu.cn/
  • object type: Clothes
  • ethnic group: Dong/Kam

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