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textile lengths; textile

Cotton skirt cloth, kain, decorated with blue-black, and brown batik patterns on a pink ground. The decoration consists of alternating wide and narrow stripes. The narrow stripes contain chevron patterns. The opposing chevrons meet with 2 triangular shapes interspersed from the sides at regular intervals. Pairs of double-headed figures at the centre of the wider stripes alternate with geometric motifs. They are framed by pairs of curvilinear motifs, alternating with chevrons with coiled ends.

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