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Cloth

Object Number:2016-20-33
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Philippine Islands
Visayan Islands
Date Made: Late 19th-Century
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Pineapple Fiber
Silk (uncertain)
Cotton (uncertain)
Technique:Woven
Supplementary Weft Embroidery
Length: 198.6 cm
Width: 36 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2016

Description

Long oblong strip of sheer light yellow piña (pineapple fiber) cloth. Overall pattern of small flowers with four petals each in rows of four and five. Three darker yellow, cotton or silk bands at ends. Plain weave with supplementary wefts of cotton or silk. Ends unhemmed. Displayed at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in St. Louis in 1904.

Bibliography:

[Book] Montinola, Lourdes R. 1991. Piña.. Metro Manila. Amon Foundation. pg. 232 General Reference : Page/Fig./Plate: 65View Objects related to this General Reference

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