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Length of piña cloth

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Length of cloth with design of alternating stripes of yellow silk and white piña in supplementary patterning warps on white piña ground; selvedge on one side.

Provenance

Gift from Miss Mary Lee, Guy Hunter Lee, Mrs. Henry Jackson, Mrs. Thornton K. Ware and Mrs. Joseph T. Walker, in memory of Marion Glidden Dove (Mrs. Francis Wilson) Lee, to the MFA, May, 12 1949

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Lee, Guy Hunter Lee, Mrs. Henry Jackson, Mrs. Thornton K. Ware, and Mrs. Joseph T. Walker, in memory of Marion Glidden Dove Lee (Mrs. Francis Wilson Lee)

Filipino, 19th century

Object Place

Philippines

Dimensions

Overall: 1143 x 40.3 cm (450 x 15 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

49.456

Medium or Technique

Pineapple leaf fiber (piña), plain-weave with silk supplementary patterning warps

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles