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Wrapping Cloth

Asian Art

MEDIUM Silk gauze
  • Place Made: Korea
  • DATES early-mid 20th century
    DIMENSIONS 25 3/8 × 25 3/16 in. (64.5 × 64.0 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Asian Art
    ACCESSION NUMBER 2021.18.5
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the Carroll Family Collection
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Square wrapping cloth (bojagi) composed of square patches of various colors of fancy-weave silk gauze, sewn together to create diamond pattern within border of ivory-colored silk. At center is decorative knot of purple silk.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Wrapping Cloth, early-mid 20th century. Silk gauze, 25 3/8 × 25 3/16 in. (64.5 × 64.0 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Carroll Family Collection, 2021.18.5 (Photo: , CUR.2021.18.5.jpg)
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     <em>Wrapping Cloth</em>, early-mid 20th century. Silk gauze, 25 3/8 × 25 3/16 in. (64.5 × 64.0 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Carroll Family Collection, 2021.18.5 (Photo: , CUR.2021.18.5.jpg)