A cotton spirit cloth with symbolic diagrams (yantra) of circles, squares and triangles filled with numbers, letters and symbols. The center features a mythical animal(bull?) and the whole design is framed with multiple borders of script, meant to be read or recited as magical incantations(gatha).Spirit cloths and undershirts originated in the military of the Lanai kingdom of Northern Thailand.
Circa: 19th century
Material: Painted Cotton
Condition: Stains and discoloration, fair
Dimensions: 17" x 18"
Inventory number: TX4053