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Woman's Ceremonial Skirt (tapis)

A work made of five panels joined: three panels of stripes of silk and cotton, warp resist dyed (warp ikat) plain weave (paired warps), stripes of warp-faced, weft ribbed plain weave with supplementary brocading wefts and one stripe of cotton, plain weave; embroidered with silk in back, double running, stem and surface satin stitches and two panels of cotton, plain weave; embroidered with silk in back, stem and surface satin stitches.
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  • A work made of five panels joined: three panels of stripes of silk and cotton, warp resist dyed (warp ikat) plain weave (paired warps), stripes of warp-faced, weft ribbed plain weave with supplementary brocading wefts and one stripe of cotton, plain weave; embroidered with silk in back, double running, stem and surface satin stitches and two panels of cotton, plain weave; embroidered with silk in back, stem and surface satin stitches.

Date:

18th century (?)

Artist:

Paminggir people
Indonesia, South Sumatra, Lampung area

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Culture

Paminggir

Title

Woman's Ceremonial Skirt (tapis)

Place

Indonesia (Object made in)

Date

Made 1701–1800

Medium

Five panels joined: three panels of stripes of silk and cotton, warp resist dyed (warp ikat) plain weave (paired warps), stripes of warp-faced, weft ribbed plain weave with supplementary brocading wefts and one stripe of cotton, plain weave; embroidered with silk in back, double running, stem and surface satin stitches and two panels of cotton, plain weave; embroidered with silk in back, stem and surface satin stitches

Dimensions

138.6 × 121.8 cm (54 1/2 × 47 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of E. M. Bakwin Indonesian Textile Collection

Reference Number

2002.911

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