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Man's loincloth (thanipa, patari)

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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

Burmese (Khami, Chin), 20th century

Object Place

Arakan State, Myanmar (Burma)

Dimensions

Overall: 17.1 x 414 cm (6 3/4 x 163 in.)

Accession Number

2005.159

Medium or Technique

Cotton tapestry weave with discontinuous supplementary warp and weft patterning

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes