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Woman's skirt
(late 20th century)

silk, dyes (weft ikat), cotton (supplementary weft weave)
91.5 cm (centre back) 70.0 cm (waist, flat)
Place/s of Execution
Xieng Khuang, Laos
Accession Number
Asian Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 2006
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Gordon Darling Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
The skirt is patterned in weft ikat designs, with supplementary weft threads incorporated in intermediary bands. In Laos ikat is referred to as mat mi.