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Unknown artist, Sumatran; Malaysian, Sumatera Selatan, Palembang
Man’s head cloth or turban cover (ikat kepala), 19th century
Silk, gold thread; natural dyes, weft ikat, supplementary gold weft patterning (songket)
86.4 x 83.8 cm (34 x 33 inches)
Bequest of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 55.554

Sumatran; Malaysian

Man’s head cloth or turban cover (ikat kepala)

Unknown artist, Sumatran; Malaysian, Sumatera Selatan, Palembang
Man’s head cloth or turban cover (ikat kepala), 19th century
Silk, gold thread; natural dyes, weft ikat, supplementary gold weft patterning (songket)
86.4 x 83.8 cm (34 x 33 inches)
Bequest of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 55.554


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