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Loincloth (Pio (s)u(ng)ki’ or Cawat)

late 19th century

Cotton; supplementary weft

676 × 47 cm (266 1/8 × 18 1/2in.)
Robert J. Holmgren and Anita E. Spertus Collection, Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2006.4.42
Geography: 
Made in Sulawesi, Indonesia
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Galumpang Toraja
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: Robert J. Holmgren and Anita E. Spertus, New York (acquired by them before 1980). First known collector: Syamsuddin

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