Close up section of a jembatan pengantin also known as a bride's bridge. Old silk ikat weaving with gold supplementary weft songket. www.kulukgallery.com The entire textile is more than 2.5 meters long and hard to photograph.
Luxury Cloth: Cushion Cover, 16th-17th century. Kongo peoples; Kongo Kingdom. Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford (1822.214.171.124).| This work is featured in our “Kongo: Power and Majesty” exhibition on view through January 3, 2016 #KongoPower