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

Unknown Artist

Ceremonial cloth with banded geometric designs

Other titles:
Ceremonial sash with banded geometric design
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

Place of origin
Luang Prabang, Laos
Year
mid 19th century-early 20th century
Media
Textile
Medium
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