Green Hand-Woven Silk Lowan
Palambang, Sumatra, Indonesia
Late 19th Century
This 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.
Width 84 cm height 202 cm (33 x 79.5 in) including UV protective frame.
"Whatever takes form is false, only the formless endures"
Ashtavakra Gita 1:18-20
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