, Scenes from the Mahabharata; valance for a temple or pavilion [ider-ider] ENLARGE | ZOOM 1/4

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Balinese people Scenes from the Mahabharata
valance for a temple or pavilion [ider-ider]
late 19th century Title Notes: with scenes from the Indian epic in shadow puppet [wayang] style figures
Place made: Buleleng district, Bali, Indonesia
Materials & Technique: textiles, silk, dyes, gold thread, tinsel, sequins, glass beads, cotton ground, European machine printed cloth lining; appliqué, embroidery, couching
Primary Insc: In panels from left to right and/or top to bottom, courtesy Garrett Kam 6/8/2004: 1st panel: Arjuna; Krishna; Dharmawangsa; Bima; 2nd panel: Arjuna Partha; Krishna 3rd panel: Arjuna Partha; Krishna; In the palace of Sri Vidan; Arjuna Patih; Raden Swanda 4th panel: Dewi Citra Oli seliman sang Arjuna Patih; Arjuna Patih 5th panel (left side): Patih Udawa; Sang Kresna; Garuda; Naga; Singha 5th panel (right side): Api aji ujan sang Arjuna Patih
Dimensions: 40.0 h x 337.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Michael and Mary Abbott 1988
Accession No: NGA 88.1579