Javanese Royal Gold & Silver Embroidered Jacket
Country Of Origin
Solo or Yogyakarta
Wool, metal threads, pailletes
This type of Jacket was worn by nobles and royals in the Islamic Courts of Solo and Yogyakarta. It is made in the European manner, either in Europe and exported to Java or possibly by a European who set up shop there. The ornate metal embroidery is highlighted by pailletes and the leaf design that edges the jacket is embroidered in alternating silver and gold thread. The jacket is accompanied by a strip of black velvet embroidered to match the work on the jacket; its purpose is unclear.
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