Limar Songket Shawl

ca. 20th Century

Unit Pengelola Museum Seni

Unit Pengelola Museum Seni
Jakarta, Indonesia

The term Limar is a term used in Palembang, Sumatra Island to indicate full delicate motif in the middle of the cloth with ikat technique using purple, maroon red, light green, blue and yellow. This cloth combines ikat and songket.


  • Title: Limar Songket Shawl
  • Date Created: ca. 20th Century
  • Location Created: Mentok, Bangka Island
  • Physical Dimensions: 200 x 90 cm
  • Provenance: Received as a gift from Mrs. Lasmidjah Hardi
  • Type: Weaving
  • Medium: Silk

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