Ceremonial skirtcloth (Lau Hada)
- Not on display
- Further information
A process of dyeing using hot mud on the woven cloth rather than the threads is one of the oldest techniques in Southeast Asia. On this piece heirloom beads ('hada') have been used for the design.
Asian Art Department, AGNSW, 2006.
- Place of origin
East Nusa Tenggara,
Lesser Sunda Islands,
- 20th century
- cotton, tufted yarn, stitched figures
- 187.5 x 180.0 cm
- Gift of Dr John Yu and Dr George Soutter 2005
- Accession number