, Ceremonial cloth and sacred heirloom [kain sembagi] Enlarge | zoom 1 /1
traded to Palembang area, Sumatra, Indonesia Ceremonial cloth and sacred heirloom [kain sembagi] 17th–18th century Title Notes: with patola-inspired flower/star design
Place made: Coromandel coast, India
Materials & Technique: textiles, ceremonial objects, cotton, natural dyes, mordants, gold leaf; mordant block printing, gold-leaf gluework [prada], painting, batik Place Published: Gold leaf added in Indonesia
Dimensions: 263.5 h x 115.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1981
Accession No: NGA 81.1165