Textile

About this object

History of use

Used as a door curtain.

Physical description

Long narrow cloth with numerous coins attached at the bottom. Cloth is a light yellow-brown colour, with horizontal stripes dyed in black, green, yellow, blue, green and red on its lower portion. Beneath these are coins attached to thread, dangling from the bottom of the textile, 53 in all. Each coin is round with a square hole in the centre through which the thread is attached. The coins have Chinese(?) characters imprinted on them.