• Burmese hand-painted lacquer bowl

    Finger bowl. Red lacquer with green, gold and black design. Design is King Anawratha and two of seven wives.

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  • Burmese child's bag

    Child's shoulder bag. Handwoven cotton with shoulder strap, fringe and seed decoration at bottom, black and fuchsia and green band and multicolor motifs.

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  • Burmese silk parasol

    Parasol is bamboo rod with silver-colored metal handle, curved bamboo ribs, black silk with painted floral designs, topped with black wool pompom, black wool closure with 2 black pompoms, in printed w…

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  • T-Style Blouse

    Woman's blouse, T-type, fine open weave white cotton with five mother-of-pearl buttons (measurements from shoulder to waist and neckline to edge of sleeve), hand tailored, typical pattern.

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  • Burmese cotton slip

    Woman's white cotton full slip with embroidered eyelet trim, side zipper.

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  • Bone Mala Beads

    Buddhist prayer beads. 28 inch length (71 cm) Coral dyed bone.

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  • Burmese Tablecloth

    Hand loomed cotton, green, white and blue, gold fringed edges (tablecloth). Napkins green and white. Tablecloth and 4 matching napkins.

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  • Burmese shoulder bag

    Red bag made on a small hand loom in a cottage near delta town of Myaungmya, 1955, red woven with black and white stripes, blue, yellow, green, and white embroidery.

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  • Burmese Hat and Box

    (L) Man's woven straw with varnished fabric sweatband, covered with peach silk material and marked with same green trademark as box. (R ) Oval cardboard covered box. Covered with blue, yellow, and gre…

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  • Burmese brass gong

    Gong. Brass, black with hand-painted decoration. Used by Mayor to call town meeting to order.

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  • Burmese hand-painted lacquer plate

    Red lacquer plate with green, gold and black design. Design is King Anawratha and two of seven wives.

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  • Burmese gong mallet

    Wooden branch with white cotton stuffed head. Gong beater.

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  • Burmese man's trousers

    Man's costume. Black cotton, hand loomed, hand tailored trousers.

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  • Burmese Photo - U-Ba Director of Education

    Matte finish photo, black and white, of Burmese man. U-Ba - Director of Education, Burma, with trophies, signed: name illegible, 24/1/55. Typical Burmese man's costume.

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  • Burmese velvet sandals

    Burgundy velvet sandals with rubber soles

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  • Burmese man's shirt

    Gray striped cotton, hand loomed, hand tailored.

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  • Aingyi Blouse

    Aingyi' (upper body garment). Black fine silk faille, hand embroidery, red and white rickrack trim, garment for a Karen woman.

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  • Burmese hand-painted lacquer bowl

    Finger bowl. Red lacquer with green, gold and black design. Design is King Anawratha and two of seven wives.

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