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Young Man’s Dancing Waist Wrapper (Bidak)

mid-17th to 18th century

Cotton, silk, ramie, silvery metallic thread; supplementary weft

a: 277 × 76 cm (109 1/16 × 29 15/16 in.) b: 283 × 76 cm (111 7/16 × 29 15/16 in.)
Robert J. Holmgren and Anita E. Spertus Collection, Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2006.4.311
Geography: 
Made in Lampung or Bengkulu, Sumatra, Indonesia
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Lampung
Period: 
17th–18th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: Robert J. Holmgren and Anita E. Spertus, New York. First Known Collector: Ayun/Elly (8000)

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