Sungkit Or songket in Brunei or sungket in Malay. A highly decorative woven cloth approximately 2m by 84cm wide. Used as a ceremonial garment and worn by men like an apron or kilt over a silk suit. The term comes from the Malay word menyongket meaning ‘to embroider with gold or silver threads’. Sungkit is not embroidered but is a woven fabric belonging to the brocade family of fabrics.