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Rectangular black and silver cloth made up of two lengths handstitched together down the center; one lengthwise edge has a handstitched hem, the other is unfinished. The main design elements are of alternating crosswise bands of small, repeating geometric motifs created by supplemental weft...

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Gift of Francis B. Sayre

Thai, Chakri dynasty, early 20th century

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Height x width: 48 x 21 in. (121.9 x 53.3 cm)

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Silk, metallic silver paper-wrapped thread; plain-weave ground, discontinuous supplementary weft patterning.


Textiles and Fashion Arts