Sumatran antique Palamang silk songket (172 x 90cm)

£ 360.00

172 x 90 = 6ft 8" x 2ft 11"

From the southern part of Sumatra this celebratory weft ikat is further embellished with bullion brocade: Additionally it is further supported by a lightweight muslin support backing expertly applied. Songkets are apparently a celebratory textile for significant occasions eg Weddings.

* Early 20th cent

Ref 15812

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