Bahasa Indonesia

A revived Pitalah-style songket, employing a combination of metallic gold thread and colored silk yarns for patterning. In the original piece, thicker material was used, probably rumin or silk, and the color was off-white. This type of weaving was predominantly used in women headdresses the tingkuluak batanduak.

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Another Pitalah-style weaving, a full-size sarung, using only gold thread patterning, in stripes with colorful background weft.