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Title

headcloth

20th century


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Place where the work was made

Sumatra Indonesia


Cultural origin

Malay people


Date

20th century


Media category

Textile


Materials used

silk and gold thread, cotton backing; supplementary weft weave, tapestry weave border


Dimensions

39.0 x 39.5 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Bequest of Alex Biancardi 2000


Location

Not on display


Accession number

253.2000



Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Mattiebelle Gittinger, Splendid symbols: textiles and tradition in Indonesia, Singapore, 1990.

Mary Hunt Kahlenberg, Textile traditions of Indonesia, Los Angeles, 1977.

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