Woman's breastcloth (ne kouk)

Burmese (Khumi)
20th century


Object Place: Chin and Arakan States, Burma

Dimensions

Overall: 14 x 91.4 cm (5 1/2 x 36 in.)

Accession Number

2005.152

Medium or Technique

Cotton tapestry weave with continuous supplementary weft patterning with silk fringe, glass and seed beads

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

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