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Ceremonial hanging (palepai)
Ceremonial hanging (palepai)
Date:
19th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Handspun Cotton; Plain Weave With Supplementary-weft Patterning
Dimensions:
330 x 69 cm (129 15/16 x 27 3/16 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Asia
Accession Number:
2010.18
Acquisition Date:
2010-06-17
Credit Line:

Museum Purchase, Textile Arts Council Endowment Fund and the Nasaw Family Foundation Fund

Exhibition History:

The Sumatran Ship Cloth, AOA Galleries, de Young Museum, 4/4/16 - 2/12/17

Ship cloth woven in supplementary-weft patterning with handspun cotton and natural dyes. It depicts two large red ships with sweeping oars and gracefully arching bowsprits and tails.

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

Protective statue, Pagar
Man's sarong
Man's sarong (mid-late 19th century)
Male figure with offerings
Male figure with offerings (19th–20th century)