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Balinese people Nobleman's ceremonial over wrap [saput songket or kampuh songket] 19th century Description: Scene from Arjuna's wedding [Arjunawiwaha] and the battle between the naga serpent and the mythical garuda bird in the form of a nobleman's ceremonial skirtcloth [saput songket or kampuh songket]
Title Notes: with scene from Arjuna's wedding [Arjunawiwaha] and the battle between the naga serpent and the mythical garuda bird, along with flaming kala heads, mythical beasts, flowers, trees and weapons
Place made: Bali, Indonesia
Materials & Technique: textiles, ceremonial objects, silk, gold and silver thread, natural dyes silk, gold and silver thread, natural dyes; supplementary weft weaving [songket]
Dimensions: 109.8 h x 157.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1989
Accession No: NGA 89.401