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India
Collected Palembang, south Sumatra
Ceremonial cloth and sacred heirloom
[kain sembagi]
17th-18th century Coromandel coast India
cotton, natural dyes, mordants, gold leaf
mordant block printing, gold-leaf gluework [prada], painting, batik
263.5 (h) x 115.0 (w) cm
Purchased 1981
NGA 1981.1165
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