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1931

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1951

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Skirt Cloth (Indonesia)

This is a Skirt cloth. It is dated 1931 and we acquired it in 1951. Its medium is silk; metallic thread (gold leaf on paper, wound on cotton thread) and its technique is plain weave with discontinuous supplementary weft patterning (brocade). It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Miss Frances Morris. It is credited Gift of Frances Morris.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 143.5 x 121 cm (56 1/2 x 47 5/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Skirt Cloth (Indonesia); silk; metallic thread (gold leaf on paper, wound on cotton thread); H x W: 143.5 x 121 cm (56 1/2 x 47 5/8 in.); Gift of Frances Morris; 1951-111-87

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