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Wrapping cloth (sangpo)

Narrow strips of red, white, blue, and pink textiles pieced and hand sewn to form geometric patterning with pink ribbon at center. Natural silk border and backing.

Provenance

1998, purchased by Keum Ja Kang of New York City in Korea; gift of the Kang Collection to the MFA (Accession date: September 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of the Keum Ja Kang Collection

Table cover

Korean, 20th century

Object Place

Korea

Dimensions

Overall: 91.4 x 73.7 cm (36 x 29 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4386

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave; pieced and hand sewn

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles