Skirt Cloth (songket balapak)

A work made of cotton and rayon, plain weave with gilt-metal-strip-wrapped cotton supplementary patterning wefts.

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  • A work made of cotton and rayon, plain weave with gilt-metal-strip-wrapped cotton supplementary patterning wefts.

Date:

1950/2000

Artist:

Minangkabau people
Indonesia, West Sumatra

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Artist

Minangkabau

Title

Skirt Cloth (songket balapak)

Origin

Sumatra

Date

1950–2000

Medium

Cotton and rayon, plain weave with gilt-metal-strip-wrapped cotton supplementary patterning wefts

Dimensions

149.2 x 95.6 cm (58 3/4 x 37 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of E. M. Bakwin Indonesian Textile Collection

Reference Number

2005.454

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