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Talismanic long cloth (kain tulisan Arab)
Talismanic long cloth (kain tulisan Arab)
Date:
1915
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Cotton; Wax-resist Dyeing (batik)
Dimensions:
216.5 x 89.2 cm (85 1/4 x 35 1/8 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Asia
Accession Number:
1996.115
Acquisition Date:
1996-10-10
Credit Line:

Museum purchase in memory of Mary Lou Poston, Connie Benney, Nicol Smith

-Would be used as a man's headcloth or chroud.--Itie van Hout
-stylized and simplified inscriptions of the name of God, invocations, and possibly Qur'anic verses

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