Loan Object

Skirt (Kain Kebat, Buah Lintah)

mid-19th century

Cotton; warp ikat; natural dyes

100 x 48 cm
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2010.8.23
Culture: 
Iban
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Geography: 
Made in Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: G. Masteller, Palo Alto, CA. Seller: Masteller (acquired 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), 63, fig. 60.

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