Burmese Hand-Embroidered Kalaga Textile Panel of an Elephant Battle
|Item Type:||Kalaga, Panel|
|Maker:||Unknown (Myanma, Burmese)|
|Technique:||Padded Appliqué, Beadwork, Couching, Embroidery|
|Materials:||Cotton, Sequin, Metal-Wrapped Thread|
|Additional Information:||Kalaga panel depicts a battle scene in which the opposing soldiers face off upon the backs of war elephants.|
- wrinkles to fabric throughout; accretion to surface; broken and loose stitches throughout, with some missing beads and sequins; wear and fray to fabric edges.