Indo-Pacific Art
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Breast Cloth (Nekok)

mid-20th century

One-faced supplementary-weft patterning with false embroidery; cotton with sequins, glass beads, and seeds

37 3/8 × 6 5/16 in. (95 × 16 cm)
Gift of Barbara G. Fraser and David W. Fraser
2019.46.7
Culture: 
Chin
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Geography: 
Made in Khumi, Myanmar
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Arisara Decor, Oriental Place, Bangkok, Thailand, on or before 2000; David and Barbara Fraser, Yardley, Penn, 2000; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

David W. Fraser and Barbara G. Fraser, Mantles of Merit: Chin Textiles from Myanmar, Bangladesh and India (Bangkok, Thailand: River Books, 2006), fig. 318a.

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