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Kira

Kira

  • Place of origin:

    Bhutan (made)

  • Date:

    2006 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Kelzang Wangmo Rinzin (designer and maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven silk

  • Museum number:

    IS 161-2007

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

A silk kira made in 2006 in the Eastern Bhutenese district of Tashigang. The kira is made from three joined lengths of silk woven on a backstrap loom, a process taking up to nine months to complete.

Physical description

A silk gnoshem kira or woman's dress piece made from woven silk.

Place of Origin

Bhutan (made)

Date

2006 (made)

Artist/maker

Kelzang Wangmo Rinzin (designer and maker)

Materials and Techniques

Woven silk

Descriptive line

Silk ngoshem kira, 2006

Materials

Silk

Techniques

Woven

Categories

Textiles

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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