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Loan Object

Woman’s Ceremonial Skirt (Tapis)

18th century

Cotton, silk, gold thread, mica; embroidery, supplementary weft

131 × 120 cm (51 9/16 × 47 1/4 in.)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2012.30.64
Geography: 
Made in Lampung, Sumatra, Indonesia
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Lampung
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: Holmgren-Spertus (acquired by them 1970s)

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