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Woman's wrapper (nay na)

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Rectangular cotton cloth hand stitched together with an enclosed seam to form a tube with lengthwise stripes in black and pink on one side and small repeating geometric lozenges in black and pink on the reverse side, created by supplemental warp and weft patterning. Along one side there is a...

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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 (Khumi), 20th century

Object Place

Chin and Arakan States, Burma


Overall: 47 x 96.5 cm (18 1/2 x 38 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton tapestry weave with continuous and discontinuous supplementary acrylic warp and weft patterning silk fringe, glass and seed beads


Textiles and Fashion Arts