Skirt Cloth (kain bidak)

A work made of silk, gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip wrapped cotton and silver-leaf-on-adhesive-on-paper-strip-wrapped cotton, plain weave with supplementary brocading wefts and bands of weft resist dyed (weft ikat), plain weave.

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  • A work made of silk, gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip wrapped cotton and silver-leaf-on-adhesive-on-paper-strip-wrapped cotton, plain weave with supplementary brocading wefts and bands of weft resist dyed (weft ikat), plain weave.

Date:

Early 20th century

Artist:

Indonesia, South Sumatra, Pasemah or North Lampung area

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Title

Skirt Cloth (kain bidak)

Origin

Indonesia

Date

1901–1925

Medium

Silk, gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip wrapped cotton and silver-leaf-on-adhesive-on-paper-strip-wrapped cotton, plain weave with supplementary brocading wefts and bands of weft resist dyed (weft ikat), plain weave

Dimensions

236 x 112 cm (92 7/8 x 44 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of E. M. Bakwin Indonesian Textile Collection

Reference Number

2002.984

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