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Man's shoulder cloth (kabne)

Bhutanese
mid 19th–mid 20th century


Dimensions

Height x width: 55 x 136 in. (139.7 x 345.4 cm)

Accession Number

2010.320

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Wide man’s wrapper made up of three narrow panels sewn together. Two outer red panels and a central panel of undyed wild silk (off-white/light brown) with the same color fringe on both ends.

Provenance

1996, purchased by Tom Arsenault of Himalayan Antiques, Ipswich, MA from Zaved Lodi in Kathmandu; 2001, purchased from Arsenault by Jeffrey B. Spurr, Cambridge, MA; gift of Spurr to the MFA (Accession date: April 14, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Jeff Spurr in honor of Pam Parmal