Woman's Shoulder Cloth (Selendang limar)

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

Date:

19th century

Artist:

Indonesia, Sumatra, Palembang

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Title

Woman's Shoulder Cloth (Selendang limar)

Origin

Sumatra

Date

1801–1900

Medium

Silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip wrapped silk, warp and weft resist dyed (warp and weft ikat) plain weave with supplementary patterning and brocading wefts

Dimensions

219.7 x 87 cm (86 1/2 x 34 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of E. M. Bakwin Indonesian Textile Collection

Reference Number

2002.995

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