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Shoulder Cloth (Limar)

probably 18th century

Silk, gold metal thread, sequins; weft ikat, embroidery, continuous and discontinuous supplementary weft

192 × 83 cm (75 9/16 × 32 11/16 in.)
Robert J. Holmgren and Anita E. Spertus Collection, Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2006.4.145
Geography: 
Made in Palembang, Sumatra, Indonesia
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Palembang
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: Robert J. Holmgren and Anita E. Spertus, New York. First known collector: Djody (1200)

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