1920-40s Kudhung Batik Tulis Bersidang
1920-40s Kudhung Batik Tulis Bersidang, woman's head shawl, cotton with hand drawn wax resist white on blue ground pattern of a large central lonzenge (Tengahan) filed with stylized small lotuses with repeated florets framed by a scrolling floral vine border.
Malay people, Jambi province, Southeast Sumatra, Indonesia.
*A similar example in the Eiko Kusuman Collection
see, " Weaving, Dyeing and Embroidery Diversity in Sumatran Textiles from the Eiko Kusuma Collection". Fig. 41, p.38
118 x 239 cm