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Loan Object

Ritual Textile (Pua Sungkit)

19th century

Cotton, byssus; supplementary weft wrapping (sungkit)

77 3/16 × 42 1/2 in. (196 × 108 cm)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2012.30.36
Geography: 
Made in Borneo, Malaysia
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Iban
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Kent Watters, Los Angeles, by March 2008; sold to Thomas Jaffe, New York, March 1, 2008 (on loan as a promised gift to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., from 2010)

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