Type: ikat

Island: Sumba

Material: cotton

Condition: excellent

Circa: 1950

Size: 48" W x 108" L

rare, white-centered hinggi kombu pair; east Sumba; THIS ITEM CONSISTS OF TWO MATCHED TEXTILES. Excellent condition, clean centers; red and blue areas; employs Dutch rampant lions  and eagles in main bands; reserved for royalty; extremely rare variety; doubly unusual in that the white-centered design is in itself rare, it's also rare to find older textiles, originally woven from the identical skein, remain together AND in similar condition

ID: SJH-055-I-SUM

Price: $10,000