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Woman's lower body wrapper (pukhang)

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Violet-red overall rectangular cloth with pink, orange, purple, light blue, blue-black, green and yellow accents. The main design elements consist of crosswise bands of alternating geometric motifs and a large block of solid blue-black with narrow pink stripes. One selvedge has a red-orange...

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Acquired by Tribal Spirits in Burma, 1980s-1990s; Purchased by the MFA, April 27, 2005

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Jeremy and Hanne Grantham

Burmese (Jinghpaw), 20th century

Object Place

Kachin State, Myanmar (Burma)


Overall: 74.9 x 147.3 cm (29 1/2 x 58 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton, wool, silk; weft face plain weave and twill weave ground, tapestry weave with continuous and discontinuous supplementary weft patterning


Textiles and Fashion Arts