A natural-coloured woven strip of cotton textile with white artificial silk patterning. The beige warp has four narrow dark purple stripes. There are three large blocks of patterning, worked in white artificial silk, using discontinuous supplementary weft. Between them are three single geometric motifs, worked in the same colour, fibre and technique. The textile has regular narrow black bands throughout. There are eight wider black bands; each has a row of small holes, in imitation of gauze weave. This weave patterning, according to accompanying documentation, is known as 'sanyan'.
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