This "Sahab" floral fabric used for covering of food at the traditional feast (marriage and circumcision). Created with the embroidery technique using a velvet and gold thread.


  • Title: Kain Sahab
  • Date Created: 1801/1900
  • Location Created: Pesisir Batubara, North Sumatra
  • Physical Dimensions: 45 x 45 cm
  • Provenance: Received as a gift from Himpunan Ibu-ibu Melayu
  • Type: Embroidery

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