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Loan Object

Ceremonial Weaving (Pua Kumbu)

19th century

Cotton; supplementary warp wrapping (sungkit)

198 × 105 cm (77 15/16 × 41 5/16 in.)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2012.30.80
Geography: 
Made in Borneo
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Iban
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: Kent Watters. Seller: Watters (2009-04-01)

Bibliography: 

Dr. Traude Gavin, “A Very Special Textile from Borneo at the Yale University Art Gallery,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2019): 48, fig. 1, 4.

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.