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Woman's Ceremonial Skirt (Kain pantang)

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

Date:

19th century

Artist:

Indonesia, Sumatra, Palembang

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Woman's Ceremonial Skirt (Kain pantang)

Place

Sumatra (Object made in)

Date

Made 1801–1900

Medium

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

Dimensions

242.5 × 95.3 cm (95 1/2 × 37 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of E. M. Bakwin Indonesian Textile Collection

Reference Number

2002.991

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