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Loan Object

Woman’s Ceremonial Waist Wrapper (Lawo Butu)

19th century

cotton, glass and ceramic beads, nassa shells; plain weave, warp ikat

68 × 132.5 cm (26 3/4 × 52 3/16 in.)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2016.13.39
Geography: 
Made in Flores, Indonesia
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Ngada
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: P. Kesner (acquired 2013-10-31; originally collected ca. 1980)

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