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Male courtier's skirt cloth
(Luntaya-aceik taung shay-pahso)
(20th century)

Medium
silk, dyes (interlocking tapestry weave)
Measurements
112.0 × 345.0 cm
Place/s of Execution
Burma
Accession Number
2013.881
Department
Asian Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, NGV Asian Art Acquisition Fund with the assistance of Graham and Vivien Knowles, Charles Goode AC and Cornelia Goode, 2013
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
The multi-coloured silk textile is woven in interlocking tapestry weave (Burmese: luntaya) in an undulating-line pattern (Burmese: acheik).