Ceremonial cloth (pua kumbu)

Ceremonial cloth (pua kumbu)
Ceremonial cloth (pua kumbu)
Date:
early 20th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Handspun Cotton; Warp-resist Dyeing (ikat)
Dimensions:
210 x 114.5 cm (82 11/16 x 45 1/16 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Asia
Culture/People:
Iban People
Provenance:

Textile was collected in Borneo by Thomas Murray in 1983.

Accession Number:
2002.108.10
Acquisition Date:
2002-10-10
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, Gift of Diane B. Wilsey and the Michael Taylor Trust Fund

Exhibition History:

To Dye For: A World Saturated in Color, DY, 2010

Remang/ cloud pattern. Made in two panels sewn together at selvages; borders woven separately and sewn to main panel at selvages.

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