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Title

man's skirtcloth ('kereng')

20th century


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.