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Framed Balinese Kampuh Songket Men's Ceremonial Wrapper

Framed Balinese Kampuh Songket Men's Ceremonial Wrapper

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Textiles: Pre 1920: Item # 1400178
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Emeryville, CA 94608

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Antique framed Balinese kampuh songket, a men's ceremonial wrapper cloth, handmade with supplementary weft silk, cotton, gold and silver thread. The red ground cloth with gold and silver thread motifs of pairs of robed standing figures wielding staffs with butterflies, and fierce heads above with gaping mouths, full of sharp teeth and long tongues. The edges are bordered in zig zag patterns, geometric scrolls, and woven script in gold and silver thread.

early 20th century

Dimensions: 59" x 20"