Blue/Green Hand-Woven Silk Lowan

Palambang, Sumatra, Indonesia

Late 19th Century

The ceremonial cloth would have been presented to the wife at the marriage ceremony and was made using the tritik process of resist dying on native hand woven silk

Height 214 cm Width 86.5 cm ( 84.5 x 34.25 in)

Bibliography: For a similar piece – Dyers Art Larson Buhler Solyom pub.V.N.R 1976

Mounted within a UV protective frame

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