Sumatran Croe tapis silk embroidered with mirrors on cotton (104 x 104cm)

£ 372.00

104 x 104 cm  //  3ft 5" square

A Kain Tapis or Rejang is a form of wrap around skirt from southern Sumatra. Our example is made out of two striped handloom cloths from a single strip cut down into two and joined to make a square and then embroidered incorporating glass mirrored pieces or mica. Also present is occasional strips of weft float design.

• early 20th C

Ref. 15941