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Type: ikat

Island: Sumba

Material: cotton

Condition: excellent/mint

Circa: 1930

Size: 54" W x 108" L

East Sumba; hinggi kombu; man's textile; extremely fine weaving (and may be the finest examples of handspun cotton this writer has ever seen); tight hand and weaving; excellent and mint condition; natural dyes except for threads in woven finish bands at each end; probably a royal textile based on overall quality and design, which incorporates the udang (shrimp) motif; dramatic aesthetics; exceptional Sumbanese example



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