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Textile fragment
Textile fragment
Date:
late 19th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Silk
Dimensions:
64 x 53.5 cm (25 3/16 x 21 1/16 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Asia
Accession Number:
53803.39
Acquisition Date:
1931-09-03
Credit Line:

Gift of Mrs. Gustave Brenner

Original entry is for 7 pieces. Orange ground spotted with stylized motifs of the myega herb, a type of ginger. Compound weave of 2/1 warp twill patterned with continuous supplementary weft floats. Probably rom a kesa or priest's mantle.