Indo-Pacific Art

Woman’s Ceremonial Skirt (Lau Pahudu)

19th century

Cotton; supplementary warp, beads, fringe

56 x 79 cm (22 1/16 x 31 1/8 in.)
Gift of Robert J. Holmgren and Anita E. Spertus, New York
2017.48.17
Culture: 
Sumba
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Textiles
Geography: 
Made in Sumba, Raja Pau (Melolo), Indonesia
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

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

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2016–June 30, 2017,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2017.pdf (accessed December 1, 2017).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.