Temple hanging (pha pidan)
late 19th century
Object Place: Khmer Culture, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
83.18 cm (32 3/4 in.).
Medium or Technique
Silk, uneven twill-weave, weft yarn resist-dyed (hol, ikat)
Not On View
Temple hanging (pha pidan) in uneven twill-weave silk with dense pictorial design of life cycle of the historic Buddha in shades of purple, red, white, yellow and green.
1993, sold by Andres Moraga Textile Art, Berkeley, CA, to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 17, 1993)
Gift of the Textile and Costume Society, Museum of Fine Arts Boston