|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Date Made:||Late 19th-Century|
|Credit Line:||Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003|
|Other Number:||1994.X.14163 - Other Number|
A Philippine camisa or baro (blouse) woven from piña (pineapple fiber). Images of rolling vines with leaves and flowers embroidered with cotton on sleeve edges. Blouses like this one were worn by elite Filipina women in a popular dress from the 1800s called the traje de mestiza (mestiza dress). Tag attached reads: “D-55 / WAIST / 40745 / Worn by “Mestizas,” and the better class of native girls / Locality: Burnane, Leyte P.I. / Exhibitor: Women’s Committee.” Displayed at the Louisiana Purchase Exhibition, St. Louis 1904.
|[Book] Montinola, Lourdes R. 1991. Piña.. Metro Manila. Amon Foundation. pg. 232 Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 96, fig. 55||View Objects related to this Type Citation|
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