Woven, fringed shawl. Red cotton ground with stripes. Ends are embellished with colored yarn, white beads, white buttons and metallic green beetle wings.
About 1982, purchased in Bangkok, Thailand by Judith Manelis, Lexington, MA; 2012, gift of Judith Manelis to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 24, 2012)
Gift of Judith Manelis
Thai or Burmese (Pwo Karen peoples), mid 20th–late 20th century
Length ((w/ fringe)): 194.3 x 43.2 cm (76 1/2 x 17 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton plain-weave, synthetic yarns, buttons, beetle elytra, beads