Thai Boromphiman Dress (purple)


Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles

Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles
Bangkok, Thailand

Thai silk and metal-thread brocade (phaa yok); bead embroidery.
The front pleat on the skirt of this formal dress are created with an attached strip of border fabric that suggests the pleated ends of the hip wrappers (phaa nung) worn by court ladies in the second half of 19th century.
QSMT 2010.38.15


  • Title: Thai Boromphiman Dress (purple)
  • Creator: ไม่ทราบห้องเสื้อ
  • Date Created: 1965/1969

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