textile; textile (function unknown)

A lined textile with a bamboo stick inserted into a sleeve as the hanging mechanism. The extended tabby woven pink ground contains a thin black regularly spaced stripe. The ground is patterned with faded cream, yellow and black diamond motifs of varying sizes. The patterning is worked in continuous supplementary weft, some in the style of a bird's eye twill. Lined with a hemmed piece of cream textile with a sleeve at the top.

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