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Title

Ceremonial cloth with banded geometric designs


Artists

Unknown Artist


About

This cloth has pink warp threads and some pink weft threads. It is decorated with stripes, diamonds, 'kaap' (house gables), a four-legged creature, and the popular fringe pattern ('soi saa'). The decoration is produced with both continuous and discontinuous supplementary weaving using yarns of various colours and metal-wrapped threads.

Asian Art Department, AGNSW, December 2011


Details


Other Title

Ceremonial sash with banded geometric design


Place where the work was made

Luang Prabang Laos


Date

mid 19th century-early 20th century


Media category

Textile


Materials used

silk and dyes with silver thread; supplementary weft weave


Dimensions

22.2 x 202.0 cm


Credit

Gift of Nomadic Rug Traders 2003


Location

Not on display


Accession number

228.2003