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Black skirt of Bunun People

Tags: Bunun | clothing | skirt

Acquired by Chiu, Chi-Chien (Chuo-si, Hua-lian County)
Collected by Museum of Institute of Ethnology, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

The skirt was made of black cloth featuring two waist bands. Three trims of red strips are lined on both sides of its lower part, while the other three trims of the right and the left in the upper part have a checkered pattern with blue and white colors spaced in-between. On the additional two sides, there are symmetrical and vertical trims of red strips, and white wave and flower patterns. The center area of the bottom part is decorated with horizontal patterns of the character “eight,” that is structured with winding lacing. A yellowish wave pattern circle is fixed vertically in the central part.