Patterned woven textile

Southeast Asian Collection

Accession Nr.: 64.42.1
Type: textile; textile arts
Date of production:
early 1960s
Place of production:
Materials/Techniques: textile, silk, woven
Dimensions: height: 66 cm
width: 107 cm
Vietnamese tablecloth with Hmong collar and hem design. Lance woven with green, yellow, and red silk yarns on a black cotton base. The geometrically patterned piece is dyed with aniline dye. The object entered the collection in 1964 as a gift from the Institute of Cultural Relations.