Woman’s Shoulder Decoration (Kandaure)

Kandaure is worn on the back of women with the pointed end hanging toward bottom. The long fringes would be slung across the shoulder and braided at the front. Kandaure would be worn together with a similarly beaded head band.

Title: Woman’s Shoulder Decoration (Kandaure)

Artist: Unknown

Creation Date: 1990s

Geography: Indonesia, Sulawesi

Culture: Toraja

Medium: Cotton, plastic bead

Technique: Embroidery

Dimensions: 39.6 x 135 cm (15 5/8 x 53 1/4 in)

Classification: Costumes; accessories

Credit Line: Gift of Sandra Sardjono, 2022

Object ID Number: 2022.11.KT652.a