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Woman's cape (liktse)
Indian, Ladakh, Zanskar
Object Place: Himalayan
91.4 cm (36 inches) x 78.7 cm (31 inches)
Medium or Technique
twill woven wool; tie-dyed, plaited fringe
Not On View
Deep blue-black indigo woven wool cape, patterned with tie-dyed, cross-in-circle forms known as “tigma” on fold over collar and bottom border, with long tie-dyed plaited fringe on each end.
By 1990s, acquired by Deborah Garner (Leyden, MA); 2017, sold by Deborarh Garner to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 19, 2017)
Museum purchase with funds donated by the Textile & Costume Society, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston