, Shoulder or waist cloth [kain songket] ENLARGE | ZOOM 1/1

Malay people Shoulder or waist cloth [kain songket] 19th century Title Notes: with continuous grid enclosing eight-pointed rosettes in the central field with triangular bamboo shoot [pucuk rebung] motifs and mythical birds in the head panels
Place made: Palembang region, south Sumatra, Indonesia
Materials & Technique: textiles, silk, gold thread, natural dyes; supplementary weft weaving
Dimensions: 210.0 h x 81.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Michael and Mary Abbott 1988
Accession No: NGA 88.1553