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Shoulder Cloth

Ceremonial Cloth

Native NameSarong
Object Number:P1347
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Lampong
Provenience: Sumatra
Komering Agong
Date Made: 1901
Early Date: 1901
Late Date: 1901
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Silk
Metallic Thread
Length: 201 cm
Width: 80 cm
Credit Line:Gift of H. M. Hiller and Alfred C. Harrison Jr., 1901

Description

Red silk cloth with gold supplementary weft (songket) patterning. Collected in the Lampung village of Komering Agung but woven in the Palembang area.

Bibliography:

[Book] Gittinger, Mattiebelle. 1979. Splendid Symbols.. Washington, D.C. The Textile Museum, Washington D. C. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 104 (Fig. 66)View Objects related to this Type Citation

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