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Ceremonial hanging and covering

Ceremonial hanging and covering
(19th century)

silk, dyes (weft ikat)
99.5 × 144.5 cm
Place/s of Execution
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 textile is woven in silk threads patterned using the weft ikat (hol) technique. The pattern depicts the birth of the Buddha. The composition is similar to that of the majority of pidan, with mirrored motifs arranged in bands or friezes.