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Unknown artist, Indonesian; Minangkabau, West Sumatra
Woman’s ceremonial cloth (kain songket balapak), 19th century
Silk, gold-wrapped yarn; plain weave, continuous supplementary gold weft patterning
Length: 228.6 cm (90 inches)
Bequest of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 55.546

Indonesian; Minangkabau

Woman’s ceremonial cloth (kain songket balapak)

Unknown artist, Indonesian; Minangkabau, West Sumatra
Woman’s ceremonial cloth (kain songket balapak), 19th century
Silk, gold-wrapped yarn; plain weave, continuous supplementary gold weft patterning
Length: 228.6 cm (90 inches)
Bequest of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 55.546


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