Loan Object

Skirt (Kain Kebat)

ca. 1900

Cotton, warp ikat, natural dyes

110 x 52 cm (43 5/16 x 20 1/2 in.)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2010.8.21
Culture: 
Iban Balau
Period: 
19th–20th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Geography: 
Made in Borneo, Malaysia
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: Gerald Masteller, Palo Alto, CA. Seller: Masteller (aquired from him 2008-05-01)

Bibliography: 

Dr. Traude Gavin, The Women’s Warpath: Iban Ritual Fabrics from Borneo (Los Angeles: Fowler Museum at UCLA, 1996), 60, fig. 57.

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