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Corpse Covering or Shawl (Bidak, Tutup Jenazah)

18th century or earlier

Cotton, silk, silver thread; supplementary weft, tapestry

213 x 98 cm (83 7/8 x 38 9/16 in.)
Robert J. Holmgren and Anita E. Spertus Collection, Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2006.4.329
Culture: 
Lampung
Classification: 
Textiles
Geography: 
Made in Lampung, Simpang Tulung Buyut, Sumatra, Indonesia
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: Robert J. Holmgren and Anita E. Spertus, New York. First Known Collector: Ayun/Elly (1101)

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