Man's mantle (puan)

Burmese (Haka (Lai))
British colonial rule
late 19th century


Object Place: Haka, Chin State, Myanmar (Burma)

Dimensions

Overall: 134.6 x 218.4 cm (53 x 86 in.)

Accession Number

2005.160

Medium or Technique

Silk tapestry and twill weaves with discontinuous supplementary weft patterning

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Man’s prestige mantle

Provenance

Acquired by Tribal Spirits in Burma, 1980s-1990s; Purchased by the MFA, April 27, 2005

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Jeremy and Hanne Grantham