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An image of Ceremonial cloth with banded geometric designs by An image of Ceremonial cloth with banded geometric designs by

Luang Prabang, Laos

Title
Ceremonial cloth with banded geometric designs
Other titles:
Ceremonial sash with banded geometric design
Place of origin
Luang PrabangLaos
Year
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
Accession number
228.2003
Location
Not on display
Further information

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