Fabric length

Thai
Chakri dynasty
early 20th century


Object Place: Thailand

Dimensions

Height x width: 54 1/4 x 22 3/8 in. (137.8 x 56.8 cm)

Accession Number

47.1113

Medium or Technique

Silk, metallic gold paper-wrapped thread; plain-weave, discontinuous supplementary weft patterning

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Rectangular length of lavender plain-weave silk cloth with lengthwise bands of repeating diamond geometric patterns created by gold paper-wrapped supplemental weft yarns and narrow handstitched hems on each crosswise end.

Provenance

Gift to MFA on June 12, 1947

Credit Line

Gift of Francis B. Sayre