early 20th century
Object Place: Thailand
Height x width: 48 x 21 in. (121.9 x 53.3 cm)
Medium or Technique
Silk, metallic silver paper-wrapped thread; plain-weave ground, discontinuous supplementary weft patterning.
Not On View
Rectangular black and silver cloth made up of two lengths handstitched together down the center; one lengthwise edge has a handstitched hem, the other is unfinished. The main design elements are of alternating crosswise bands of small, repeating geometric motifs created by supplemental weft threads and alternating bands of black and silver with violet-red pin stripes.
Gift of Francis B. Sayre