Textile Fragment

These four fragments are rare examples of abaca cloth patterned in stitch-resist dyed technique. Such cloth is used for making shirt and pants worn by head chiefs and warriors.

Title: Textile Fragment

Artist: Unknown

Creation Date: Before 1900

Geography: Philippines, Mindanao

Culture: Bagobo or Kulaman

Medium: Abaca

Technique: Plain weave, stitch-resist dyed cloth

Dimensions: 23.1 x 34.5 cm (9 x 13 5/8 in)

Classification: Textiles

Credit Line: Gift of Thomas Murray, 2022

Object ID Number: 2022.3.KT485