An image of Ceremonial skirtcloth (sampot chawng kbun)

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Ceremonial skirtcloth (sampot chawng kbun)

Location
Upper Asian gallery
Further information

This Khmer weft ikat textile is less finely worked and intricate than 'Ceremonial cloth 'sampot rbauk'' (Acc.no. 230.2003), however it is interesting for its clever all-over diamond and swastika design. The end borders are decorated with a pattern of alternating 'yantra' and bird in a design reminiscent of Indian textile patterns.

The Asian Collections, AGNSW, 2003, pg.318.

Place of origin
Cambodia
Year
circa 1900
Media
Textile
Medium
silk and natural dyes; twill weave, weft ikat
Dimensions
90.0 x 298.4 cm
Credit
Gift of Nomadic Rug Traders 2003
Accession number
232.2003