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Antique Woman's ceremonial tube skirt, "tapis", gold-wrapped thread couched on natural dyed cotton, Abung people, Lampung, Sumatra. Tapis are heavily ornamented ceremonial sarongs made and worn by women in the south Sumatran province of Lampung, Indonesia. Tapis are made from cloth strips that are woven by hand from dyed cotton and silk threads, then sewn together into a tube, and finally decorated with gold, silk, mirrors, and other precious materials.Size: 44'' x 51'' (112 x 130 cm).


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Antique Indonesian Ceremonial Tapis Textile

Estimate $1,000 - $1,500
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