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An image of 'kain songket' shouldercloth, skirtcloth by

Palembang, Sumatra, Indonesia

Title
'kain songket' shouldercloth, skirtcloth
Place of origin
PalembangSumatraIndonesia
Cultural origin
Malay people
Year
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
Accession number
256.2000
Copyright
© Copyright reserved
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (3)

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.