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Title

Ceremonial sarong, 'Lau Hada'

20th century


Artists

Unknown Artist


About

A process of dyeing using hot mud on the woven cloth rather than the threads is one of the oldest techniques in Southeast Asia. On this piece heirloom beads ('hada') have been used for the design.

Asian Art Department, AGNSW, 2006.


Details


Place where the work was made

Sumba Indonesia


Date

20th century


Media category

Textile


Materials used

cotton, tufted yarn, stitched figures


Dimensions

187.5 x 180.0 cm


Credit

Gift of Dr John Yu and Dr George Soutter 2005


Location

Not on display


Accession number

186.2005



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