existence of songket dates back a few hundred years ago with its
origin believed to have started in India. Only royalty such as
sultans and kings traditionally wears it. Now, it is available
for anyone to wear or use.
is a hand-woven piece of brocaded (textured) fabric consisting
of either cotton, polyester or silk as the base material with
gold or silver threads making up its elaborate designs as the
pattern decorating the songket in parts or in full.