Walk in Splendor: Ceremonial Dress and the Minangkabau

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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 - the indigenous ideology that prescribes roles for all activities and speech. In this illustrated volume, 13 contributing authors - 9 of them Minangkabau - consider ceremonial ...

Walk in Splendor: Ceremonial Dress and the Minangkabau 2001, University of Washington Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780930741730

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Walk in Splendor: Ceremonial Dress and the Minangkabau 2001, University of Washington Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780930741723

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