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Sarong (Thailand), 18th century

This is a Sarong. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1976. Its medium is cotton and its technique is plain weave. application of mordants and resist by hand held implement for reds and blue; yellow probably applied directly by brush. technique very close if not same as for "chintz" dyed in india. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Jacques Mohr. It is credited Gift of Jacques Mohr.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft (weft 2 lengths sewn together): 374 x 197.5 cm (147 1/4 x 77 3/4 in.)

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Sarong (Thailand), 18th century; cotton; Warp x Weft (weft 2 lengths sewn together): 374 x 197.5 cm (147 1/4 x 77 3/4 in.); Gift of Jacques Mohr; 1976-32-7

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