breast cloth; anteng; kamben gringsing

Woman's breast cloth, kamben gringsing. Long, narrow, ritual cloth decorated with double ikat in brown and black on a dark cream ground. The decoration consists of a centre panel bordered in cream along the selvedges. The design is built around four star shapes formed by semicircles curving from the selvedge to the centre. Within each star shape is a square motif with a spur pointing towards each corner of the motif. In the other areas of the cloth the motifs are more complex and curvilinear.

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