An image of skirtcloth

Unknown Artist

skirtcloth

Location
Not on display
Further information

This fine silk reversible skirtcloth has a central field design of inward pointing triangles (bamboo shoot motif) surrounded by curling arabesques. The end sections are woven in a bold pattern of stylised flowers contained within lozenge shaped motifs.

Asian Art Department, AGNSW, August 2000

Place of origin
Sumatra, Indonesia
Year
20th century
Media
Textile
Medium
silk and gold thread; continuous supplementary weft weave
Dimensions
99.5 x 174.3 cm
Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.

Credit
Bequest of Alex Biancardi 2000
Accession number
250.2000
Copyright
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