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Blanket (pha hom, phaa hom)

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Large, rectangular burgundy silk cloth blanket with a medium brown cotton border on all sides and cotton backing. The central field of the cloth is decorated with bands of stylized animal and human figures in burgundy, white, purple, yellow and green created by supplemental weft patterning,...

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Purchased by MFA on February 23, 1994 from Mary Halle

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence A. Kemper

Laotian (Tai Daeng), 20th century

Object Place

Haua Phan province, Laos


101.6 cm (40 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton, silk, natural dyes; plain-weave, discontinuous supplementary weft patterning (chok)


Textiles and Fashion Arts