Medium: Cotton, silk
Dates:late 19th century
Dimensions: Tunic: 34 1/4 x 27 9/16 in. (87 x 70 cm) Trousers: 29 1/2 x 26 in. (74.9 x 66 cm)
Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 3MZP12, 1L
Accession Number: 22.1500a-b
Catalogue Description: Costume top is made of woven material with blue and white bands. Embroidered onto the woven material is a yoke shape composed of curved parallel bands and alternate rows of X-shapes. Red and white floral-like designs are embroidered around the waist area as well as above the hemline of the robe. Between the floral designs is a row of doughnut-shaped forms, each form with a row of embroidered X-shapes inside. The trousers of the costume have material of woven blue and white narrow stripes with appliqued shark forms on the lower portion of each leg; below the shark forms are embroidered horizontal bands. Condition: Torn, fraying embroidery.