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Woman’s Ceremonial Skirt (Tapis)

18th century or earlier

Cotton, silk; warp-faced plain weave, warp ikat, stem stitch, running stitch embroidery

51 3/16 × 42 1/2 in. (130 × 108 cm)
Robert J. Holmgren and Anita E. Spertus Collection, Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2006.4.171
Geography: 
Made in Lampung, Sumatra, Indonesia
Culture: 
Lampung
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: Robert J. Holmgren and Anita E. Spertus, New York. First Known Collector: Iwan (5051)

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