Woman's Tunic, Kushung
North Central Bhutan
Ca. 19th century
Handspun cotton, dyed silk, wool felt
56 in x 35.5 in :: 142.24 cm x 90.17 cm
An elegant, traditional woman’s tunic of handspun cotton warp with silk supplementary weft patterning. The tunic has an appliqué neck ornamentation of red wool felt inserts with tassels of cut silk and cotton. The body of the tunic contains rows of double dorje motifs and charm boxes. The garment's hem has a horizontal design of raised pattern bands and a 7-inch length of fringe.
Inventory # 102932
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