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Loan Object

Skirt (Kain Kebat, Buah Lintah)

ca. 1900

Cotton; warp ikat; natural dyes and synthetic dyes

111 × 50 cm
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2010.8.24
Geography: 
Made in Sarawak, Borneo, Baleh Complex, Malaysia
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Iban
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

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

Bibliography: 

Dr. Traude Gavin, Iban Ritual Textiles (Singapore: Singapore University Press, 2004), 95, p. 178, fig. 94, fig. 21.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.