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Type: ikat

Island: Sumba

Material: cotton

Condition: poor

Circa: 1930

Royal hinggi kombu with white center panel; east Sumba; some damage and repair; this is the taman (friend, ie, matched other single) to the same textile in the Japanese book of Indonesian textiles; rare example of a royal weaving; purchased directly from the raja near Waingapu, Sumba – and whose name is referenced in the woven kabakil band


SOLD (private collection)

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