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Title

man's skirtcloth ('kereng')


Artists

Unknown Artist


About

This sarong is decorated with the traditional design known as 'subhanale', which consists of stylised floral and vegetal motifs enclosed in a hexagonal or zig-zag grid pattern.

Asian Art Department, AGNSW, August 2000


Details


Place where the work was made

Lombok Indonesia


Date

20th century


Media category

Textile


Materials used

cotton, natural dyes; supplementary weft weave


Dimensions

92.0 x 143.5 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Bequest of Alex Biancardi 2000


Location

Not on display


Accession number

271.2000



Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Sylvia Fraser-Lu, Handwoven textiles of South-East Asia, Singapore, 1988, 193.

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