Woman's Ceremonial Skirt (tapis)

A work made of two panels joined; silk and cotton, plain weave; embroidered with cotton and gilt-metal-strip wrapped cotton; laidwork and couching.

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  • A work made of two panels joined; silk and cotton, plain weave; embroidered with cotton and gilt-metal-strip wrapped cotton; laidwork and couching.

Date:

Early 20th century

Artist:

Abung
Indonesia, Sumatra, Lampung

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Artist

Abung

Title

Woman's Ceremonial Skirt (tapis)

Origin

Indonesia

Date

1901–1925

Medium

Two panels joined; silk and cotton, plain weave; embroidered with cotton and gilt-metal-strip wrapped cotton; laidwork and couching

Dimensions

114.1 x 63 cm (44 7/8 x 24 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of E. M. Bakwin Indonesian Textile Collection

Reference Number

2002.1017

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