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Title

Ceremonial skirt cloth (sampot chawng kbun)

circa 1900

Artists

Unknown Artist

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Cambodia
    Date
    circa 1900
    Media category
    Textile
    Materials used
    silk and natural dyes; twill weaving, weft ikat
    Dimensions
    90.0 x 298.4 cm
    Credit
    Gift of Nomadic Rug Traders 2003
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    232.2003
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

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  • About

    This Khmer weft ikat textile is less finely worked and intricate than 'Ceremonial cloth 'sampot rbauk'' (Acc.no. 230.2003), however it is interesting for its clever all-over diamond and swastika design. The end borders are decorated with a pattern of alternating 'yantra' and bird in a design reminiscent of Indian textile patterns.

    The Asian Collections, AGNSW, 2003, pg.318.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Cambodia

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication