Sarongs and silver

Malaysia, 1957

Film
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The ancient folk-crafts of silk weaving and silver work as practiced on the East Coast of Malaya. A picturesque wedding celebration sequence serves to display pieces of elaborately worked silver.

Credits

director

Zain Hussain

production company

Malayan Film Unit

Language

English

Duration

00:18:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

28189

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Weaving

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Malaysia - Social life and customs

Crafts & Visual Arts → Handicraft

Crafts & Visual Arts → Silverwork

Crafts & Visual Arts → Weaving

Short films

Short films → Short films - Malaysia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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