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Type: ikat

Island: Sumba (Kanantang)

Material: cotton

Condition: mint

Circa: 1950

Size: 54" W x 102" L


SOLD (private collection)

East Sumba hinggi kombu; man's weaving; rare pagi/sore design (each end of the textile has a different design - nearly all hinggi kombu, if folded along its center, show a mirror-image); rich natural dyes of red and blue with tan/yellow dye painted on; probably woven specially for a royal burial ceremonial; rare and unusual specimen

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