Current Location:
Murray Living Center -> 1st Floor (Murray)
Location Notes:
MUR, 1st fl; meeting rm 102

Borneo Embroidery: Roosters

Artwork
Identifier:
2012.88.2a
Artist:
Artist Unknown
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Postcard
Date:
circa 1994
Dimensions:
Artworks -
Description:
Postcard of Indonesian embroidered tapestry. Elaborate depiction of two roosters, one in each half, facing each other. Separating them is a large, flowering plant. Red, green, orange, pink, black, purple design against khaki cloth. Sequined accents.
Historical Context:
This postcard is a representation of an Indonesian tapestry woven in the Tanjung Isuy Village of Kalimantan, Indonesia. It is a section of a woman's cotton-embroidered skirt.