Decorative wooden panel

The Minangkabau people adorn their traditional homes or ‘rumah gadang’ with carvings that reflect their customs or ‘adat’. As with this example, these are typically rendered as floral designs with an underlying geometric structure.

Date/Period
Early-mid 20th century
Region
Minangkabau, Western Sumatra
Dimension
Object size: 158 cm
Accession No.
W-0687
Material
WOOD
Collection of
Asian Civilisations Museum
Category
Woodcarving