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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    As1914,0414.97

  • Description

    Blanket made of textile (cotton).

  • Ethnic name

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 143 centimetres
    • Width: 63.5 centimetres
  • Curator's comments

    From acquisition notes "Igorrot".

  • Exhibition history

    Exhibited:

    1996-97, London, Museum of Mankind, 'Stairways to the Sky: Rice and Life in the Philippines'

  • Conservation

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    Treatment date

    13 February 1996

    Treatment proposal

    Back holes in textile with suitably dyed material to match original.

    Condition

    Generally good. A number of holes scattered over the textile.

    Treatment details

    Cotton calico was dyed to match using Solophenyl (azo dye). This was used to support the damaged areas which were couched to the support using monofilament silk custom dyed with Lanaset (comp. unknown). The textile was rolled for return to the department.

    About these records 

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1914

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    As1914,0414.97


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