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Wall Hanging

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Native Name:
Kalaga
Object Number:
29-96-132
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Burmese
Provenience:
Burma
Period:
Mandalay period
Date Made:
1860-1896
Early Date:
1860
Late Date:
1896
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Felt
Flannel
Silk
Cotton
Sequins
Braid
Gold Thread
Technique:
Appliqued
Embroidered
Iconography:
Man
Woman
Peacock
Cheroot
Description:
Wall hanging, kalaga, made of black flannel or felt with silk, cotton, sequins, colored braid, gold thread applique and embroidery. A peacock with tail spread. Two large figures of a Burmese male and female both holding cheroots.
Height:
83cm
Width:
200cm
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:
None   -   Field No SF

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