Red jacket with embroidered figures and silverwork. Decorated in 'sungkit' (a technique using needles to work in supplementary weft threads between two regular wefts), and in 'songket' (supplementary weft-patterning. The 'sungkit' is used to depict figures of head-hunters and of women. Each male figure is shown with a sword or 'parang', probably signifying military powers or ambition; the elements shown suspended from one end of the sword represent black-and-white feathers of the rhinoceros hornbill.
- Length: 78 centimetres
- Width: 36 centimetres
- Width: 131 centimetres (across arms)
Possibly belonged to a shaman.
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Object reference number: EAS92950
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