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Ritual Cloth or Shawl (Bidak, Tutup Jenazah)

18th century

Cotton, silk; supplementary weft

160 × 87 cm (63 × 34 1/4 in.)
Robert J. Holmgren and Anita E. Spertus Collection, Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2019.12.139
Geography: 
Made in Sumatra, Indonesia
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
possibly Komering
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: Robert J. Holmgren and Anita E. Spertus, New York.

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