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Ceremonial Skirt (Sarong songket)

A work made of cotton, silk, and gilt-metal strip wrapped cotton, plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts; glazed.

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  • A work made of cotton, silk, and gilt-metal strip wrapped cotton, plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts; glazed.

Date:

Late 19th/early 20th century

Artist:

Minangkabau
Indonesia, Sumatra

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Culture

Minangkabau

Title

Ceremonial Skirt (Sarong songket)

Origin

Sumatra

Date

Made 1801–1925

Medium

Cotton, silk, and gilt-metal strip wrapped cotton, plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts; glazed

Dimensions

148.6 × 97.8 cm (58.5 × 38.5 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of E. M. Bakwin Indonesian Textile Collection

Reference Number

2002.957

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