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Ritual Cloth (Bidak)

17th–18th century

Silk, cotton, gold gimp; plain weave, weft ikat

221 × 93.5 cm (87 × 36 13/16 in.)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2012.30.109
Geography: 
Made in Lampung, Sumatra, Indonesia
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Lampung
Period: 
17th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: Japanese Private Collector (collection date: early 1990s). Seller: Okuda (date acquired: 2010-09).

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