skirt; textile; samphot hol

Skirt cloth (samphot hol) made from tabby-woven silk, two thirds of the width of which is decorated with a multicoloured weft ikat panel on a pink ground. The panel contains a lattice pattern in yellow, green, purple, and white. Along the top this is bordered by a yellow horizontal band. On the lower edge it is bordered by a set of several horizontal bands. The remaining third of the textile is decorated with 4 sets of yellow, green, blue, and white stripes on a pink ground. Each of the sets contains 3 ikat-patterned stripes, framed and separated by thin plain yellow and green stripes. One selvedge has been hemmed with a contrasting blue silk.

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