Woman's Shirt, Xinjiang, China

The Ethnologisches Museum in Berlin houses an embroidered woman's shirt from Yarkand, Xinjiang, in the most western part of China. It dates to the late nineteenth or early twentieth centuries, and was acquired during the Second Turfan Expedition (1904-1907), led by Albert von Le Coq (1860-1930). The fabric is made of cotton. The embroidery is worked with silk. The tunic measures 123 x 208 cm.

Staatliche Museen zu Berlin online catalogue (retrieved 4 December 2016).


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