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Object #2007-83/22
Object nameKain Songket Malong, Tubular Skirt, Woman's
Culture of OriginSumatra, Indonesia
MaterialsCotton Cloth, Dye, Green, Thread, Gold
TechniquesPlain Weave, Supplementary Weft, Dyed
Exhibit LabelSkirts with dense gold patterns were traditional family heirlooms handed down through the generations. They continue to be worn as signs of affluence as well as being objects of great value.
DimensionsL: 56 in, W: 39.2 in
SourceMr. Raj Joshi; Ms. Irene M. Joshi
CreditGift of Irene Joshi

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