Loan Object

Sword Belt (Sentagai)

19th century

Discontinuous supplementary weft; cotton and byssus thread

87 × 4.7 cm (34 1/4 × 1 7/8 in.)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2012.30.43
Culture: 
Iban
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Geography: 
Made in Borneo, Malaysia
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: Heribert Amann, Cologne, Germany. Seller: Amann.

Bibliography: 

Michael Heppell, The Seductive Warp Thread: An Evolutionary History of Ibanic Weaving, 1 (Phillips, Maine: Borneo Research Council, 2014).

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