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Woman's Ceremonial Skirt (tapis)

A work made of two panels joined: stripes of cotton, warp resist dyed (warp ikat), plain weave with paired warps; cotton and silk, plain weave with supplementary brocading wefts: and stripes of cotton, plain weave embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip wrapped silk in back, chain, stem and surface satin stitches; laidwork and couching.
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  • A work made of two panels joined: stripes of cotton, warp resist dyed (warp ikat), plain weave with paired warps; cotton and silk, plain weave with supplementary brocading wefts: and stripes of cotton, plain weave embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip wrapped silk in back, chain, stem and surface satin stitches; laidwork and couching.

Date:

19th century

Artist:

Paminggir people
Indonesia, South Sumatra, Lampung

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Culture

Paminggir

Title

Woman's Ceremonial Skirt (tapis)

Place

Indonesia (Object made in)

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Made 1801–1900

Medium

Two panels joined: stripes of cotton, warp resist dyed (warp ikat), plain weave with paired warps; cotton and silk, plain weave with supplementary brocading wefts: and stripes of cotton, plain weave embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip wrapped silk in back, chain, stem and surface satin stitches; laidwork and couching

Dimensions

145.7 × 128.7 cm (57 3/8 × 50 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of E. M. Bakwin Indonesian Textile Collection

Reference Number

2002.913

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