Ceremonial Shoulder Cloth (Kain songket lepus)

A work made of two widths joined: silk and silvered-and gilt-metal threads wrapped cotton, plain weave with supplementary patterning and brocading wefts.
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  • A work made of two widths joined: silk and silvered-and gilt-metal threads wrapped cotton, plain weave with supplementary patterning and brocading wefts.

Artist:

Malay
Indonesia, South Sumatra, Lampung

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Title

Ceremonial Shoulder Cloth (Kain songket lepus)

Origin

Indonesia

Medium

Two widths joined: silk and silvered-and gilt-metal threads wrapped cotton, plain weave with supplementary patterning and brocading wefts

Dimensions

233.8 x 119.8 cm (92 1/4 x 47 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of E. M. Bakwin Indonesian Textile Collection

Reference Number

2002.983

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