Gold leaf shoulder cloth. Palembang, Sumatra. 19th Century

Gold leaf shoulder cloth. Palembang, Sumatra. 19th Century

Code: 10192

Dimensions:

W: 90cm (35.4")L: 206cm (81.1")

POA

19th Century gold leaf kain telepok, kain prada; ceremonial shoulder cloth. Malay people, Palembang, South Sumatra, Indonesia.

Handspun cotton, natural indigo dyes, gold leaf mordant block printing, gluework, batik.

Perspex box frame and conservation silk mounted stretcher