Man's Tunic
Kounsho Chin people
Early 20th century
Lac dyed silk with indigo dyed cotton
38 x 43 1/4"   (96.5 x 110.5 cm)
Tunics of this type were said to be worn by men in their role as animist religious leaders

See Mantles of Merit, page 230, D. & B. Fraser, The Textile Museum 2005