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selendary (scarf of bridal costume)
  • Indonesia
  • selendary (scarf of bridal costume), date unknown
  • Where object was made: Sumatra
  • silk, thread, gold leaf
  • Object Length/Width: 195.58 x 86.36 cm
    Object Length/Width: 77 x 34 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Mitchell
  • Not on display
  • 1965.0017
Description

Part of bridal costume used as a scarf. Gold thread on red and brown-red raw silk. The gold thread is gold leaf beaten on parchment, cut in strips and wrapped around silk thread.