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Ceremonial Weaving (Sungkit)

19th century

Cotton; supplementary weft wrapping; natural dyes

188 × 93 cm
Robert J. Holmgren and Anita E. Spertus Collection, Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2006.4.18
Geography: 
Made in Borneo, Sarawak, Malaysia
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Iban
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: Robert J. Holmgren and Anita E. Spertus, New York. First known collector: Teo (03/01/1981). Seller: Holmgren/ Spertus (Date acquired 04/01/2006).

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