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Antique Indonesian tapis

Antique Indonesian tapis


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Textiles: Pre 1920: Item # 1323956
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TAPIS (Woman’s sarong)Lampung region, Sumatra Embroidery, Cotton, Metallic yarn, sequins and mica pieces This textile is patterned entirely with embroidery using metallic yarn, silk, mica and sequins on a foundation textile of cotton. The design is horizontal rows of bird and floral spray for the larger band and interspersed with smaller rows of twin fish and other animal motifs. Mica and sequins are applied to give it more glitter. The color of the foundation cloth is in bands of blue, reddish brown and black.Warp 132 cm, Weft 112 cm