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Woman's Selendang Limar (Shoulder Cloth)

A work made of silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, weft resist dyed (weft ikat), plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts; embroidered with silk in satin, single satin, and stem stitches; embellished with gold spangles.
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  • A work made of silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, weft resist dyed (weft ikat), plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts; embroidered with silk in satin, single satin, and stem stitches; embellished with gold spangles.

Date:

Late 19th century

Artist:

Palembang area, south Sumatra, Indonesia

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Woman's Selendang Limar (Shoulder Cloth)

Place

Indonesia (Object made in)

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Made 1875–1900

Medium

Silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, weft resist dyed (weft ikat), plain weave with supplementary patterning wefts; embroidered with silk in satin, single satin, and stem stitches; embellished with gold spangles

Dimensions

208 × 90 cm (81 7/8 × 35 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of E. M. Bakwin Indonesian Textile Collection

Reference Number

2002.993

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