Lower body wrapper (pha nung; pha toi)

Siamese (Thai)
Chakri dynasty (1800–1932)
19th century


Object Place: Thailand (Siam)

Dimensions

91 x 278 cm (35 13/16 x 109 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.6284

Medium or Technique

Silk; plain weave, ikat-dyed and patterned with gold-metallic thread

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

The main field is woven with a diaper of red and gold. On the ends are red and gold, brown and gold, and violet and gold borders of conventional design.

Provenance

The Gardner Brewer Collection; bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft to the MFA in July, 1901

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection