Woman's Ceremonial Skirt (tapis)

A work made of six panels joined: four panels of stripes of cotton, warp resist dyed (warp ikat), plain weave with paired warps and stripes of cotton and silk warp-faced, weft ribbed plain weave with supplementary brocading wefts and a stripe of cotton, plain weave; embroidered with silk in double running, stem and surface satin stitches and two panels of cotton, plain weave; embroidered with silk in chain, double running, split, and surface satin stitches; mirror pieces; gilt-metal pieces attached with silk.
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  • A work made of six panels joined: four panels of stripes of cotton, warp resist dyed (warp ikat), plain weave with paired warps and stripes of cotton and silk warp-faced, weft ribbed plain weave with supplementary brocading wefts and a stripe of cotton, plain weave; embroidered with silk in double running, stem and surface satin stitches and two panels of cotton, plain weave; embroidered with silk in chain, double running, split, and surface satin stitches; mirror pieces; gilt-metal pieces attached with silk.

Date:

19th century

Artist:

Paminggir
Indonesia, Sumatra, Lampung

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Artist

Paminggir

Title

Woman's Ceremonial Skirt (tapis)

Origin

Sumatra

Date

1801–1900

Medium

Six panels joined: four panels of stripes of cotton, warp resist dyed (warp ikat), plain weave with paired warps and stripes of cotton and silk warp-faced, weft ribbed plain weave with supplementary brocading wefts and a stripe of cotton, plain weave; embroidered with silk in double running, stem and surface satin stitches and two panels of cotton, plain weave; embroidered with silk in chain, double running, split, and surface satin stitches; mirror pieces; gilt-metal pieces attached with silk

Dimensions

67 x 117.6 cm (26 3/ 8 x 46 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of E. M. Bakwin Indonesian Textile Collection

Reference Number

2002.917

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