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Loan Object

Loincloth (Sirat)

late 19th century

Cotton; supplementary weft wrapping (sungkit); supplementary weft (pilih)

129 1/2 × 14 3/16 in. (329 × 36 cm)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2010.8.20
Geography: 
Made in Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Iban
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

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

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