User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Blanket (pha hom, phaa hom)

Start collecting

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,...

Show Full Description

Provenance

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

Dimensions

101.6 cm (40 in.)

Accession Number

1994.31

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles