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Malay people
Shoulder or waist cloth
[kain songket]
19th century Palembang region south Sumatra Indonesia
silk, gold thread, natural dyes
supplementary weft weave
210.0 (h) x 81.0 (w) cm
Conserved with the assistance of Judy Richmond, Canberra ACT; Gift of Michael and Mary Abbott 1988
NGA 1988.1553
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