Door Curtain

Tai moi panel for door curtain, black base cloth. Rectangular piece with large brocaded motif on black background. Smaller motifs are used as borders on the narrow ends. Brocading weft is untwisted and appears to be viscose rayon. Non-selvedge edges are hemmed by hand using a large running stitch

Title: Door Curtain

Artist: Unknown

Creation Date: 1990s

Geography: Laos, Luang Prabang

Culture: Tai Moi

Medium: Cotton, silk

Technique: Plain weave, supplementary weft patterning (brocading)

Dimensions: 53.5 x 148 cm (21 x 58 1/4 in)

Classification: Textiles

Credit Line: Gift of Leslie Nevison, 2021

Object ID Number: 2021.7.KT478