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Title

'kain songket' shouldercloth, skirtcloth


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Place where the work was made

Palembang Sumatra Indonesia


Cultural origin

Malay people


Date

20th century


Media category

Textile


Materials used

silk, gold thread, natural dyes; supplementary weft weave ('songket')


Dimensions

200.0 x 89.0 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Bequest of Alex Biancardi 2000


Location

Not on display


Accession number

256.2000



Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Mattiebelle Gittinger, Splendid symbols: textiles and tradition in Indonesia, Singapore, 1990.

Mary Hunt Kahlenberg, Textile traditions of Indonesia, Los Angeles, 1977.

Robyn Maxwell, Textiles of Southeast Asia : tradition, trade and transformation, Canberra, 1990.