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Loan Object

Ritual Textile (Pua Kumbu)

late 19th–early 20th century

Handspun cotton; warp ikat; natural dyes

226 × 110 cm (89 × 43 5/16 in.)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2012.30.35
Geography: 
Made in Undup River and Ketungau River, Borneo
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Balau
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Kent Watters, Los Angeles, by 2008; sold to Thomas Jaffe, New York, March 2008 (promised gift to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn, from 2012)

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.