From: India | Santong

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Native Name Tungniksi
Object Number A159
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Ao
Provenience India | Santong
Date Made Collected 1900
Section Asian

Tungnuksi. Worn by women. Rectangular, two panels sewn together. Black ground with 16 sections of nine horizontal lines that fade away towards the edges. Two stripes, each in blue with red triangles interspersed throughout. Fringe at two ends. After the fringe there are three vertical lines, three in red, one in blue.

Length 119 cm
Width 66 cm
Credit Line Gift of William Henry Furness 3rd, Hiram M. Hiller, and Alfred Craven Harrison Jr., 1900

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