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breast cloth

Woman's breast cloth, batik, kemben. The cloth is rectangular, with the main field decorated by hand in double-sided batik in tiga negeri colours: the main field is soga brown with motifs of vegetal and floral forms in blue, green, red, and cream, with a background filling of ukel. There is a plain central lozenge, into which a row of red lidah api (tongues of flame) intrudes.

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