Violet-red (red warp, blue weft) rectangular cloth with central yellow and black lengthwise panel worked with small geometric patterning. Each crosswise end has a narrow cut-pile band of pink, blue and green and a short fringe.
Acquired by Tribal Spirits in Burma, 1980s-1990s; Purchased by the MFA, April 27, 2005
Museum purchase with funds donated by Jeremy and Hanne Grantham
Burmese (Khami, Chin), 20th century
Arakan State, Burma
Overall: 44.5 x 172.7 cm (17 1/2 x 68 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton, silk, wool; Warp-face plain weave, tapestry weave with discontinuous supplementary weft patterning, cut-pile