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Selendang (shoulder Cloth) (Indonesia)

This is a Selendang (shoulder cloth). It is dated early 20th century and we acquired it in 1974. Its medium is silk, metallic threads and its technique is plain weave with continuous and discontinuous supplementary weft patterning (brocade). It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 247 x 34.3 cm (97 1/4 x 13 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Selendang (shoulder Cloth) (Indonesia); silk, metallic threads; H x W: 247 x 34.3 cm (97 1/4 x 13 1/2 in.); 1974-9-10

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