Loan Object

Skirt Cloth (Kain Kebat)

19th century

Handspun cotton; warp ikat; natural dyes

44 1/8 × 22 1/16 in. (112 × 56 cm)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2010.8.42
Geography: 
Made in Borneo
Kalimantan, Belitang River, Indonesia
Culture: 
Mualang
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Sold to Gerald Masteller, Palo Alto, Calif, before 2008; sold to Thomas Jaffe, New York, May 2008 (promised gift to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., since 2010)

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