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Head Cloth (Limar)

probably 19th century

Silk, metal thread and sequins; weft ikat, embroidery

84 × 87 cm (33 1/16 × 34 1/4 in.)
Robert J. Holmgren and Anita E. Spertus Collection, Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2006.4.179
Geography: 
Made in Palembang, Sumatra, Indonesia
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Palembang
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: Robert J. Holmgren and Anita E. Spertus, New York. First Known Collector: Perpatih

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.