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Title

'Selendang' (ceremonial shoulder cloth)

circa 1900


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Place where the work was made

West Sumatra Sumatra Indonesia


Cultural origin

Minanagkabau people


Date

circa 1900


Media category

Textile


Materials used

silk, dyes, gold thread; indigo blue centre field and weft supplementary stripes


Dimensions

190.0 x 79.5 cm


Credit

Gift of Gillian Green, VisAsia Foundation Member 2006


Location

Not on display


Accession number

199.2006



Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Anne Summerfield and John Summerfield, Walk in splendor: ceremonial dress and the Minangkabau, Los Angeles, 1999, 150, 171.