University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameLamba
Object Number: 78-2-4
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Malagasy
Provenience: Madagascar
Section:African
Materials:Silk
Technique:Dyed
Sewn
Credit Line:Purchased from Margaret Linton, 1978

Description

Lamba, natural raw silk, aniline dyes of maroon, purple, green, cerise; gold stripes. Two strips of unbleached natural color silk and three strips of striped silk sewn together; fine band on border and knotted fringe.


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