South Sumatra Sculpture

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Palembang sculpture has a special pattern that is different from other regions. Chinese or Buddhist influence is still prominent, but more dominated guratannya plants, jasmine and lotus flowers, and no description of human or animal.

Palembang is a typical feature of engraving. All perwarnannya any motive of flowers and golden yellow in color dominance, the dominant color in the engraving of Palembang. The resulting color sheen of the gold paint is what distinguishes it from other local carvings, such as from Jepara.


Agency cabinets, doors, close the Aquarium or mirror frames and photos, for example always disaput gold paint. While other parts coated garnet and black. Pictures of black roses with the highlight color woodcut appearance Palembang. Usually the type of wood used to carve wood must tembesu which is kind of hard and strong.

Whereas before, carving Palembang confined to a cupboard whose function is to put songket. The materials used are generally of high quality timber, especially tembesu and the like.

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