Silk and Fiber Songket

Songket of a rather complicated structure.The fabric is woven from a silk weft and fiber warp. The silk weft is tie-dyed in the ikat technique.The center field is a large rectangle of muted brown and green zoomorphic forms. The shorter borders are further embellished with supplementary discontinuous metallic weave.

Circa: Late 19th- early 20th C.

Origin: Indonesia

Material: Silk, fiber and metallic thread

Condition: Delicate but good

Dimensions: 23" x 86"

Inventory number: TX2806



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