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Man's ceremonial wrapper (saput songket, kain songket)

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Rectangular silk cloth with a plaid main field of woven intersecting lines of green, violet-red and natural white accented by repeating geometric stars in gold and silver supplemental weft patterning. There are added borders hand stitched onto the main cloth of violet-red silk decorated with...

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Gift to MFA on November 13, 1947

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Caroline Hooper Fabens

Indonesian (Balinese), Dutch colonial rule, early 20th century

Object Place

Bali, Indonesia


117 x 167 cm (46 1/16 x 65 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk, metallic gold and silver paper-wrapped silk thread; plain-weave, discontinuous supplemental weft patterning


Textiles and Fashion Arts