Indietro  Walk in Splendor: Ceremonial Dress and the Minangkabau: No. 4

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Embellished with incredibly sophisticated gold, silver, and silk patterning, the refined ceremonial textiles of the Minangkabau people of West Sumatra are often so complicated that even a highly skilled weaver can complete only a few centimeters in a full day at her loom.

Motif patterns woven into these exquisite cloths reflect the Minangkabau adat ñ the indigenous ideology that prescribes roles for all activities and speech.

In this lavishly illustrated volume, 13 contributing authors--9 of them Minangkabau--consider ceremonial dress, motifs, fibers, patterning techniques, traditional architecture, ceremonies, jewelry, music, dance, literature, and historiography.

Peso: 1.8 Kg

 

Casa Editrice: Univ of California Museum
Lingua: Inglese
Mese di Uscita: 1999
Pagine: 362
 
 

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