Purple and pink sarong, signed Tan Pian Hiow, Pekalongan

This is a purple and pink sarong with floral motifs. It is a Pekalongan piece signed by atelier Tan Pian Hiow but was acquired from a Cirebon family.This sarong displays the typical motifs and colour schemes popular with Peranakan Chinese communities in Indonesia and the Straits Settlements.

Date/Period
Early-mid 20th century
Region
Indonesia
Dimension
Gross measurement: 106.7 x 104.3 cm
Accession No.
2012-00628
Material
Cotton
Collection of
Peranakan Museum
Credit Line
Gift in memory of Family Tan Tjien Sian, Manado.
Category
Textiles

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