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Pennant with Beaded Figures (Penji)

late 19th–early 20th century

Cotton; beads

58 x 34 cm (22 13/16 x 13 3/8 in.)
Robert J. Holmgren and Anita E. Spertus Collection, Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2006.4.384
Culture: 
Sumba
Period: 
19th–20th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Geography: 
Made in Sumba, Indonesia
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: Robert J. Holmgren and Anita E. Spertus, New York. Ex-collection: Donald Friend, Sanur and Sydney. First Known Collector: Friend

Bibliography: 

Robert J. Holmgren and Anita E. Spertus, Early Indonesian Textiles from Three Island Cultures: Sumba, Toraja, Lampung (New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1989), 27, ill.

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