An image of shouldercloth, waistsash ('tengkuluk; pelung')

Unknown Artist

shouldercloth, waistsash ('tengkuluk; pelung')

Location
Not on display
Further information

This richly brocaded textile is decorated in an abstract design of geometric patterns arranged in bands across the cloth. The designs at each end of the cloth refer to the male and female principles of the cosmos. Fringes formed from silk floss have been added to one end of the textile after weaving.

Asian Art Department, AGNSW, August 2000

Place of origin
Sumatra, Indonesia
Year
20th century
Media
Textile
Medium
cotton, metallic thread, natural dyes, silk; supplementary weft weave
Dimensions
36.0 x 225 cm
Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.

Credit
Bequest of Alex Biancardi 2000
Accession number
245.2000
Copyright
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