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Title

shouldercloth, waistsash ('tengkuluk; pelung')

20th century

Artists

Unknown Artist

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Sumatra Indonesia
    Date
    20th century
    Media category
    Textile
    Materials used
    cotton, metallic thread, natural dyes, silk; supplementary weft weave
    Dimensions
    36.0 x 225 cm
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    Bequest of Alex Biancardi 2000
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    245.2000
    Copyright
    © Copyright reserved

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  • About

    This richly brocaded textile is decorated in an abstract design of geometric patterns arranged in bands across the cloth. The designs at each end of the cloth refer to the male and female principles of the cosmos. Fringes formed from silk floss have been added to one end of the textile after weaving.

    Asian Art Department, AGNSW, August 2000

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 3 publications