Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
Museum and the Online Archive of California
Creation Place:
Borneo
Creation Place:
Iban
Creation Place:
Malaysia
Creation Place:
Sarawak
Title:
Textile; baju; kalambi; shirt. Malaysia
Materials:
handwoven
Materials:
supplementary weft
Materials:
sewn
Materials:
batik
Materials:
cotton
Dimensions:
45.7 cm by 54.6 cm
Current Location:
Fowler Museum of Cultural History. University of California, Los Angeles.
Address:
Los Angeles, California 90095-1549
Object ID:
UCLA FMCH X81.1489
Subject:
- anthropomorphic
- handwoven supplementary weft sewn batik cotton
Heading:
Content/Description
Notes:
REMARKS COMPILED IN 1987 BY ROY HAMILTON ON BASIS OF EXISTING RECORDS, EXAMINATION OF OBJECT, AND REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE: From the original accession material: "Baju" [Malay = shirt or blouse]; "Songket" (supplementary weft) technique; Kayan designs. The usual term for an Iban jacket is "kalambi". Supplementary weft pattern of commercial thread; commercial dyes. Sewn together with strips of cotton batik cloth, imported from outside of Iban territory. Lined recently with cotton cloth. Probably a man's jacket.
Collection Description:
METS ID:
ark:/13030/ft5k4006g g

Textile; baju; kalambi; shirt. Malaysia