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Indo-Pacific Art

Shoulder Cloth (Selendang)

late 19th century

Silk; tie dyed plangi and tritik

210.3 × 84 cm (82 13/16 × 33 1/16 in.)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1937.5437
Geography: 
Made in Palembang, Sumatra, Indonesia
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Palembang
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Mrs Moore purchased the textile from Tassilo Adam 1935.

Bibliography: 

Loretta N Staples, A Sense of Pattern: Textile Masterworks from the Yale University Art Gallery, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1981), 21, no. 14, ill.

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