Kain Poleng

  • "Black and white chequered cloth, protective textile, worn during performances of a war-dance – tari baris - or dramas fighting evil opponents like Rangda. Poleng is also wrapped around sacred trees and statues (kain bebali)"
Media
Kain Poleng
Kasar
Unknown [edit]
Halus
Unknown [edit]
Northern Form
Unknown [edit]

Usage Examples

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Poleng - size: 56 x 320 cm

For each textile, please note that "The textiles shown here were produced in the Palace of Buleleng and some in Jembrana Regency between 1890 and 1920 by noblewomen and were restricted to the nobility.

  1. © All textiles and photographs: Karin Sukarya