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Young woman's wrapper (takas seang)

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Rectangular cotton cloth with a central field in black with a repeating motif of stylized butterflies in pink, green, yellow and white. Each lengthwise edge has a border of pink and black separated from the central field by a narrow band in green and gold. There is a narrow handrolled,...

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Woven by Daw Ma Htwee of Bauk Kan Chung village; Purchased from Daw Ma Htwee by Tribal Spirits, 1997; Purchased by the MFA, April 27, 2005

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Jeremy and Hanne Grantham

Burmese (Khami, Chin), 20th century

Object Place

Arakan State, Myanmar (Burma)


Overall: 66 x 121.9 cm (26 x 48 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton; warp-faced plain-weave with discontinuous supplementary weft patterning


Textiles and Fashion Arts