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Selendang

  • Place of origin:

    Malaysia (made)

  • Date:

    early 20th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cotton batik

  • Museum number:

    IS.89-1977

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Selendang (scarf) of cotton batik. Dark blue field, with repeating pattern of stylised rosettes in the spaces between a square trellis made up of further stylised rosette-forms. Patterns reserved in light brown or cream on the blue ground. Around the edges is a series of borders with scrolling floral and foliage designs in cream with touches of dark blue on a red ground.

Place of Origin

Malaysia (made)

Date

early 20th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Cotton batik

Dimensions

Length: 219 cm, Width: 90 cm

Object history note

Purchased. Registered File number 1977/2114.

Descriptive line

Selendang (scarf), cotton batik, Kelantan, Malaysia, early 20th century

Production Note

Kelantan, Malaysia

Materials

Cotton (textile)

Techniques

Weaving; Batik

Subjects depicted

Rosettes; Trellis pattern; Floral patterns; Foliation (pattern)

Categories

Textiles; Clothing

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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