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Indonesian Ritual Cloth, Tampan Darat

Auction:
3185B
Lot:
54
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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3185B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 01, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Indonesian Ritual Cloth, Tampan Darat, Lampung, Sumatra, late 19th century, cotton supplementary weft technique, the ground continuously woven of very fine and tightly woven local cotton, the supplementary weft threads of home-dyed cotton interwoven to provide the design element, repeated bird and human motifs both small and large, mounted, 38 1/2 x 35 1/2 in.

Provenance: Private collection, Cambridge, Massachusetts; Michael Franses, The Textile Gallery, London.
Estimate $10,000-15,000


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Cambridge, London, Ikat, Indonesian art, Lampung, Manufacturing, Supplementary weaving, Textile, Textile arts, Textiles, Visual arts, Weaving, Woven fabric

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