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Loan Object

Skirt (Kain Kebat)

ca. 1910

Cotton; warp ikat

118 × 61.5 cm (46 7/16 × 24 3/16 in.)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2010.8.15
Geography: 
Made in Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Iban
Period: 
19th–20th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: Heribert Amann, Cologne, Germany (acquired from him 2008-04-01). Seller: Amann.

Bibliography: 

Dr. Traude Gavin, The Women’s Warpath: Iban Ritual Fabrics from Borneo (Los Angeles: Fowler Museum at UCLA, 1996), 68, 80, fig. 65.

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