Loan Object

Ceremonial Cloth (Pua Kumbu)

19th century

Cotton; warp ikat; natural dyes

271 × 170 cm
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2012.30.733
Culture: 
Iban
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Geography: 
Made in Sarawak, Borneo, Baleh Complex, Malaysia
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Seller: Lavi Daniel (2011-05-21). First Known Collector: Richard Yong, Kuching

Bibliography: 

Dr. Traude Gavin, The Women’s Warpath: Iban Ritual Fabrics from Borneo (Los Angeles: Fowler Museum at UCLA, 1996), 30.

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