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Waist Wrapper (Sarung)

19th century

Silk and silver thread; supplementary weft

181 × 75 cm (71 1/4 × 29 1/2 in.)
Robert J. Holmgren and Anita E. Spertus Collection, Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2006.4.229
Geography: 
Made in Kota Gadang, Sumatra, Indonesia
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Minangkabau
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

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

Bibliography: 

Anne Summerfield, Fabled Cloths of Minangkabau (Santa Barbara, Calif.: Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1991).

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