Woman's Ceremonial Cloth (Tapis)

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

Date:

19th century

Artist:

Paminggir
Indonesia, Sumatra, Lampung

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Artist

Paminggir

Title

Woman's Ceremonial Cloth (Tapis)

Origin

Indonesia

Date

1801–1900

Medium

Five panels joined: three panels of stripes of cotton and silk, plain weave with supplementary brocading wefts and stripes of cotton, warp resist dyed (warp ikat) plain weave with paired warps: and two panels of stripes of cotton plain weave; embroidered with silk and cotton in back, chain, running, split, stem and surface satin stitches and stripes of cotton and silk, plain weave with supplementary brocading wefts

Dimensions

132.1 x 117.5 cm (52 x 46.25 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of E. M. Bakwin Indonesian Textile Collection

Reference Number

2002.1015

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