Khmer Pidan with Scenes from the Jataka Tales

A work made of center panel: silk, weft ikat weft-float faced 1:2 'z' twill weave; side panels: silk, stripes of weft-faced 1:3 'z' twill weave and stripes of plain weave; lower edge tape: silk, plain weave with attached gold- and silver-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-wrapped silk knotted cut fringe; center and side panels joined.
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  • A work made of center panel: silk, weft ikat weft-float faced 1:2 'z' twill weave; side panels: silk, stripes of weft-faced 1:3 'z' twill weave and stripes of plain weave; lower edge tape: silk, plain weave with attached gold- and silver-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-wrapped silk knotted cut fringe; center and side panels joined.

Date:

Late 19th century

Artist:

Cambodia

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Title

Khmer Pidan with Scenes from the Jataka Tales

Origin

Cambodia

Date

1875–1900

Medium

Center panel: silk, weft ikat weft-float faced 1:2 'Z' twill weave; side panels: silk, stripes of weft-faced 1:3 'Z' twill weave and stripes of plain weave; lower edge tape: silk, plain weave with attached gold- and silver-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-wrapped silk knotted cut fringe; center and side panels joined

Dimensions

303.9 × 110.7 cm (119 3/4 × 43 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Christa C. Mayer Thurman Textile Endowment

Reference Number

2001.12

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