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Wall Hanging

Native NameKalaga
Object Number:29-96-129
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Burmese
Provenience: Burma
Period: Mandalay Period
Date Made: 1830-1896
Early Date: 1830
Late Date: 1896
Section:Asian
Materials:Felt
Cotton
Pigment
Sequins
Braid
Technique:Appliqued
Painted
Embroidered
Iconography:King
Queen
Soldiers
Officials
Prince
Princess
Umbrella
Lantern
Flowers
Height: 139 cm
Width: 284 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904

Description

Wall hanging, kalaga. Felt with applique and embroidery with cotton, ric-rac, pigment, sequins, and colored braids. Image of king and queen seated on a couch. Princess in arched doorway. Other figures include soldiers and court officials.

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