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1962

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1966

  • We acquired this object.

2013

2021

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Gho (robe) (Bhutan), ca. 1962

This is a Gho (robe). It is dated ca. 1962 and we acquired it in 1966. Its medium is wild silk, silk neckbands, cotton lining and its technique is embroidered on plain weave with discontinuous supplementary weft floats (brocade), twill weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Fumihiko Togo.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 139.7 x 191.8 cm (55 in. x 6 ft. 3 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Gho (robe) (Bhutan), ca. 1962; wild silk, silk neckbands, cotton lining; H x W: 139.7 x 191.8 cm (55 in. x 6 ft. 3 1/2 in.); 1966-81-1

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