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Belt

Object Number:84-25-9
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Minangkebau
Provenience: Sumatra
West Sumatra
Pitalah
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Cotton
Silk
Length: 120 cm
Width: 23 cm
Credit Line:West Sumatra Expedition; Peggy R. Sanday, 1984

Description

Belt (ikat pinggnag). Folded into three parts, with fringe (some fringe torn off). Red fabric with green, yellow, brown and gold woven bands at one end. Patterns include biku-biku, ular, grang, hiasan rumah, (house decoration), ular garang, itiak pulang petang, kulit ular (snake's skin) and kaluak paku. Braided red, green, yellow and white fringe with rounded tassels. Some fringe missing.

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