Asian Art :: Indonesia

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Ceremonial drape (kain bersurat), with Arabic calligraphy and birds

mid-20th century, north coast Java or South Sumatra, Indonesia

cotton, natural dye, tulis batik

222.0 x 86.0 cm

Gift of Michael Abbott AO QC through the Art Gallery of South Australia Foundation 2012. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide