Fabric length

Thai
Chakri dynasty
early 20th century


Object Place: Thailand

Dimensions

Height x width: 48 x 21 in. (121.9 x 53.3 cm)

Accession Number

47.1112

Medium or Technique

Silk, metallic silver paper-wrapped thread; plain-weave ground, discontinuous supplementary weft patterning.

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

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.

Credit Line

Gift of Francis B. Sayre