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Title

Ceremonial skirtcloth (sampot chawng kbun)


Artists

Unknown Artist


About

This Khmer weft ikat textile is less finely worked and intricate than 'Ceremonial cloth 'sampot rbauk'' (Acc.no. 230.2003), however it is interesting for its clever all-over diamond and swastika design. The end borders are decorated with a pattern of alternating 'yantra' and bird in a design reminiscent of Indian textile patterns.

The Asian Collections, AGNSW, 2003, pg.318.


Details


Place where the work was made

Cambodia


Date

circa 1900


Media category

Textile


Materials used

silk and natural dyes; twill weave, weft ikat


Dimensions

90.0 x 298.4 cm


Credit

Gift of Nomadic Rug Traders 2003


Location

Not on display


Accession number

232.2003



Place

Where the work was made
Cambodia

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Jackie Menzies (Editor), The Asian Collections Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2003, 318 (colour illus.). The colour illus. is a detail of this work.