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Lower body wrapper (pha nung; pha toi; pha chong kaben)

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Dark red silk cloth with minute closely spaced solid lozenge design with supplementary gold wrapped thread; multiple borders on all four sides of stripes in different colors with variety of stylized plant, tree, and geometric forms with gold wrapped and silk supplementary threads; both warps and...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Eldon R. James

Siamese, Chakri dynasty (1800–1932), about 1870

Object Place

Thailand (Siam)

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Medium or Technique

Silk, gold metallic paper-wrapped thread; plain weave ground, discontinuous supplementary weft, yarn resist-dyed, (mat mii, ikat)


Textiles and Fashion Arts