Asian Tribal Art - Breast Cover, Chin Ethnic Group, Burma

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Breast cover
Chin ethnic group, Burma
Cotton, silk
13.5" (34.2 cm) high by 28" (71 cm) wide
Early to mid-20th century
This is a wonderful diamond patterned breast cloth made with discontinuous and continuous one-faced supplementary weft patterning. The old tightly woven breast covers like this one are said to be waterproof.



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