Belts (sabuk and epek) and Buckles (timang and lerep)

A work made of a and b: human hair, seven elements plaited to form warps and wefts; two layers of alternating weft wrapping, self-patterned
c and d: iron with gold.

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  • A work made of a and b: human hair, seven elements plaited to form warps and wefts; two layers of alternating weft wrapping, self-patterned
c and d: iron with gold.

Date:

Early 20th century

Artist:

Indonesia, Central Java, Surakarta (Solo)

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Title

Belts (sabuk and epek) and Buckles (timang and lerep)

Origin

Java

Date

1901–1925

Medium

a and b: human hair, seven elements plaited to form warps and wefts; two layers of alternating weft wrapping, self-patterned c and d: iron with gold

Dimensions

a: 89.5 x 14.9 cm (35 1/4 x 5 7/8 in.) b: 97.8 x 5.7 cm (38 1/2 x 2 1/4 in.) c: 7.7 x 5.5 cm (3 x 2 1/8 in.) d: 7.1 x 2.7 cm (2 7/8 x 1 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of E. M. Bakwin Indonesian Textile Collection

Reference Number

2002.1004a-d

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