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Ceremonial Hanging (palepai)

A work made of cotton, silk, and silver-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped bast fiber (probably ramie), plain weave with supplementary patterning and brocading wefts, main warp fringe
cieta: toile lancé, broché.
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  • A work made of cotton, silk, and silver-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped bast fiber (probably ramie), plain weave with supplementary patterning and brocading wefts, main warp fringe
cieta: toile lancé, broché.

Date:

c. 1900

Artist:

Paminggir people
Indonesia, South Sumatra, Lampung area

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Culture

Paminggir

Title

Ceremonial Hanging (palepai)

Place

Indonesia (Object made in)

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Made 1890–1910

Medium

Cotton, silk, and silver-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped bast fiber (probably ramie), plain weave with supplementary patterning and brocading wefts, main warp fringe CIETA: toile lancé, broché

Dimensions

220 × 68.8 cm (86 5/8 × 25 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of E. M. Bakwin Indonesian Textile Collection

Reference Number

2002.919

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