Shoulder cloth (selendang)

Southeast Asian Collection

Accession Nr.: 77.7.1
Type: costumes; textile arts
Date of production:
19th century
Place of production:
Materials/Techniques: cotton, silk thread, ikat
Dimensions: length: 400 cm
width: 20 cm
A spectacular black, pale green and red cross-striped shawl with (predominantly) red and green stripes at the ends. The ends of the hems are fringed and the fabric is decorated with diamond and other geometric patterns.