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Title

Ceremonial cloth with banded geometric designs

mid 19th century-early 20th century


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