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

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Man's ceremonial wrapper with design in main field of silk plaid composed of intersecting bands and stripes in purple, pink, green, yellow and black accented with simple floral motifs created by gold discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts; two purple lengthwise borders and two violet-red...

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Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Ivan Hekimian to the MFA on September 17, 1959

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ivan Hekimian

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

Object Place

Bali, Indonesia

Dimensions

124.3 x 142.2 cm (48 15/16 x 56 in.)

Accession Number

59.638

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave with metallic gold and silver paper-wrapped silk thread discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts, pieced

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes