Shawl (songket basahi hitam) (basahi = black). A shawl which is dark or black, and looks wet, as if it had been dipped in water. Worn by men as a shawl, on the right shoulder. Worn by penghulu and on the occasion of the installation of a penghulu. Also worn by young girls and young married women, as a headdress.
Museum Expedition; Peggy R. Sanday
[Book] Sanday, Peggy R. & Kartiwa, Suwati. 1984. Cloth and Custom in West Sumatra. 26.4. pp. 13-29.
: Page/Fig./Plate: p. 28
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