Woman's shouldercloth (htip paum)

Burmese (Khami, Chin)
20th century


Object Place: Arakan State, Myanmar (Burma)

Dimensions

Overall: 34.3 x 185.4 cm (13 1/2 x 73 in.)

Accession Number

2005.155

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Kyauk-Taw style shouldercloth

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