ITEM 16339

Breast or Temple Cloth, cerik pelangi

Balinese people, Bali or Lombok
19th / early 20th century
Silk; stitch resist tritik and tie dye pelangi
305 x 56 cm / 120 x 22 in

Ex Amann Collection

These cloths use dyeing techniques that permit a great freedom to create spontaneous, colorful patterns, a true rainbow (pelangi) of possibilities. This is a wonderful example from a famous old German collection.