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This long tunic with matching pant ensemble was brought from the Guandong Province in China by Toy Len (Chen) Goon (1891-1993) after her marriage to Dogan Goon, when she came to live in Portland.
Made from blue jacquard-woven cotton damask fabric, the fabric has a bamboo and floral motif. The tunic is long sleeved with a high neck line and short banded collar. The collar is trimmed with a delicate light blue and pink scalloped tape. Chinese knot buttons in the center of the neck to hold the tunic closed.
About This Item
- Title: Toy Len Goon's cotton tunic ensemble, ca. 1920
- Creation Date: circa 1920
- Subject Date: circa 1920
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Silk
- Local Code: 2007.356.008 and 009
- Collection: Costume collection
- Object Type: Physical Object
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485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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