temple banner; tung

Temple banner, woven in red cotton fabric with nine horizontal rows of supplementary weft motifs each row consisting of four elephants, one each in yellow, black, brown and white. Between each of these rows, groups of adjacent warp threads have been crossed over, forming thirteen crosses, secured at the centre with ties in red cotton. At intervals to either side of each row of elephant motifs a slip of bamboo has been inserted to stablise the hanging. The banner is attached top and bottom to wooden rods.

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