Length of piña cloth

Filipino
19th century


Object Place: Philippines

Dimensions

Overall: 1143 x 40.3 cm (450 x 15 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

49.456

Medium or Technique

Pineapple leaf fiber (piña), plain-weave with silk supplementary patterning warps

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Length of cloth with design of alternating stripes of yellow silk and white piña in supplementary patterning warps on white piña ground; selvedge on one side.

Provenance

Gift from Miss Mary Lee, Guy Hunter Lee, Mrs. Henry Jackson, Mrs. Thornton K. Ware and Mrs. Joseph T. Walker, in memory of Marion Glidden Dove (Mrs. Francis Wilson) Lee, to the MFA, May, 12 1949

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Lee, Guy Hunter Lee, Mrs. Henry Jackson, Mrs. Thornton K. Ware, and Mrs. Joseph T. Walker, in memory of Marion Glidden Dove Lee (Mrs. Francis Wilson Lee)