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Rectangular length of lavender plain-weave silk cloth with lengthwise bands of repeating diamond geometric patterns created by gold paper-wrapped supplemental weft yarns and narrow handstitched hems on each crosswise end.

Provenance

Gift to MFA on June 12, 1947

Credit Line

Gift of Francis B. Sayre

Thai, Chakri dynasty, early 20th century

Object Place

Thailand

Dimensions

Height x width: 54 1/4 x 22 3/8 in. (137.8 x 56.8 cm)

Accession Number

47.1113

Medium or Technique

Silk, metallic gold paper-wrapped thread; plain-weave, discontinuous supplementary weft patterning

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles