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No. 543: Silk piece goods.
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No. 543: Silk piece goods.

Extra Information: Silk piece goods. Silk for garments, used by men and women. A peculiar fabric, woven with stripes at centre and ends; to be cut in two and sewn together at sides to form a garment.


Material: Silk

Pattern: Geometric

Decorative technique: Woven

Main colours: Orange, yellow, red, green

Use: Clothing; Fabrics described as piece goods

Type: Garment

Sample cut from

Original fabric length: 8 yards 28 inches. When cut for wear, 4 yards 14 inches long.

Original fabric width: 24

Original fabric weight (Ounces): 1 lb. 1

Price: 0


From: Bago, Bago Division, Burma

City: Bago

Area: Bago Division

Country: Burma (Myanmar)

Forbes Watson described this area as: Pegu; Burmah



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