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Yinzi (breast cloth) or tabet (stole) of silk acheik-luntaya hand-woven tapestry weave, Mandalay, ca. 1885.  From the V&A

Yinzi (breast cloth) or tabet (stole) of silk acheik-luntaya hand-woven tapestry weave, Mandalay, ca. 1885. From the V&A

Man's skirt [known as a pah-soe] | Burma, 1850's, Fine quality silk luntaya ('100 shuttles' interlocking tapestry weave) cloth.

Man's skirt

Man's skirt [known as a pah-soe] | Burma, 1850's, Fine quality silk luntaya ('100 shuttles' interlocking tapestry weave) cloth.

Lady from Mandalay - (Second largest city of Myanmar) Their dress styles are similar to the ladies from Yangon (First capital city of Myanmar)

Lady from Mandalay - (Second largest city of Myanmar) Their dress styles are similar to the ladies from Yangon (First capital city of Myanmar)

The end result of a lifetime of Chinese Foot Binding.  Women with bound feet never uncovered them, even when otherwise unclothed.  The feet were still covered with colorful slippers, continuing the "eroticism" of the tiny foot unseen,

The end result of a lifetime of Chinese Foot Binding. Women with bound feet never uncovered them, even when otherwise unclothed. The feet were still covered with colorful slippers, continuing the "eroticism" of the tiny foot unseen,

Myanmar/Burma Dancers  www.odysseymyanmar.com

Myanmar/Burma Dancers www.odysseymyanmar.com

19th Century Chinese Embroidered Bound Foot Shoes | $375.00.   http://haigsofrochestermi.wordpress.com/2013/02/04/chinese-foot-binding/. Haig's of Rochester Fine Jewelry & Objects of Art, Rochester, MI.

19th Century Chinese Embroidered Bound Foot Shoes | $375.00. http://haigsofrochestermi.wordpress.com/2013/02/04/chinese-foot-binding/. Haig's of Rochester Fine Jewelry & Objects of Art, Rochester, MI.