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Ceremonial Skirt (Lawo Butu)

19th century

Cotton, beads, and nassa shells; warp ikat, applique

68 x 150 cm (26 3/4 x 59 1/16 in.)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2012.30.54
Culture: 
Ngada
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Geography: 
Made in Flores, Indonesia
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: Kesner (acquired from him 2010-10)

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