Ceremonial banner

This woven, silk banner has supplementary-weft (horizontal) bands of geometric lozenge motifs in green, white and yellow on a red ground. This type of banner would have been hung outside the house of a deceased person during a funeral ceremony.

Date/Period
c.1930
Region
Northeastern Laos
Dimension
Gross measurement: L:813.7 x W:55.0 cm
Accession No.
2001-06780
Material
Silk, vegetable dyes
Collection of
Asian Civilisations Museum
Category
Textiles