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Silk Acheik-Luntaya Textile

3rd quarter 19th century (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Acheik (horizontal wave) patterned textile in yellow, greens, white and red. Identical colour and pattern to 0594 (IS)


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Silk luntaya (one hundred shuttles) interlocking tapestry weave.
Brief Description
Burmese acheik-luntaya multi-coloured silk textile. Konbaung Dynasty (1752-1885), ca. 1860.
Physical Description
Acheik (horizontal wave) patterned textile in yellow, greens, white and red. Identical colour and pattern to 0594 (IS)
Dimensions
  • Length: 145.5cm
  • Width: 62cm
Style
Bibliographic Reference
Forbes Watson, J Textile Fabrics of India. London: India Museum, 1866, 1st Series, Vol. 14, No. 543 Fraser-Lu, Sylvia. Handwoven Textiles of South-East Asia Oxford University Press, 1988. 50p & 88p.
Collection
Accession Number
6145(IS)

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record createdApril 19, 1999
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