Sasigyo, Sazigyo, Manuscript Binding Cord


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Artifact Identification Sasigyo, Sazigyo, Manuscript Binding Cord   (2009.05.0011)
  1. Communication T&E
  2. :
  3. Written Communication T&E
  4. :
  5. Writing Accessories
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date late 19th to mid 20th century
Culture Burmese

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 453 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 2.5 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) .4 cm
Weight 87 g
Measuring Remarks Total length approximated from folded length.
Materials Pigment, Textile
Manufacturing Processes Cutting, Embroidering, Plaiting, Twisting, Weaving, Wrapping
Munsell Color Information N/A

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Fraser-Lu, Sylvia. Burmese Crafts: Past and Present. Oxford University Press. Oxford: 1994. Isaacs, Ralph. "Burmese Textile Texts: Sazigyo" from Textiles from Burma: Featuring the James Henry Green Collection. Elizabeth Dell and Sandra Dudley, eds. Philip Wilson: London, 2003. Johnson, Kathleen. "The Woven Word: Three Sasigyo." Textile Society of America Newsletter, Winter 2009.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Kieffer-Lopez Collection
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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