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Ceremonial Headdress (Kain tangkuluak)

A work made of silk, cotton? and gilt-metal strip wrapped cotton, plain weave  with supplementary patterning and brocading wefts; attached corner cut tassels.

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  • A work made of silk, cotton? and gilt-metal strip wrapped cotton, plain weave  with supplementary patterning and brocading wefts; attached corner cut tassels.

Date:

Early 20th century

Artist:

Minangkabau
Indonesia, Sumatra

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Culture

Minangkabau

Title

Ceremonial Headdress (Kain tangkuluak)

Origin

Sumatra

Date

Made 1901–1925

Medium

Silk, cotton? and gilt-metal strip wrapped cotton, plain weave with supplementary patterning and brocading wefts; attached corner cut tassels

Dimensions

219 × 65.2 cm (86 1/4 × 25 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of E. M. Bakwin Indonesian Textile Collection

Reference Number

2002.959

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