Ceremonial hanging (palepai)

Ceremonial hanging (palepai)
Ceremonial hanging (palepai)
Date:
19th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Handspun Cotton; Plain Weave With Supplementary-weft Patterning
Dimensions:
330 x 69 cm (129 15/16 x 27 3/16 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Asia
Accession Number:
2010.18
Acquisition Date:
2010-06-17
Credit Line:

Museum Purchase, Textile Arts Council Endowment Fund and the Nasaw Family Foundation Fund

Ship Cloth woven in supplementary-weft patterning with handspun cotton and natural dyes. It depicts two large red ships with sweeping oars and gracefully arching bowsprits and tails.

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