Asian Art :: Indonesia

Shoulder or hip cloth [rantang tolang]

INDONESIA, NORTH SUMATRA

Shoulder or hip cloth [rantang tolang]

19th century, Mandailing region, North Sumatra

hand spun cotton, natural dyes, beads, plain and supplementary weft weave, weft-twined and dead edging, twisted fringes, two panels stiched together

292.0 x 106.0 cm (not including fringe)

Gift of Michael Abbott AO QC through the Art Gallery of South Australia Foundation 2010. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide

20103A15