The Iban people, most of whom now live in Sarawak, developed the greatest of the Borneo weaving traditions. Noteworthy are the large hangings or blankets called 'pua'.
Asian Art Department, AGNSW, 2006
cotton warp ikat, 2 pieces stitched together
102.5 x 210.5 cm
Gift of Dr John Yu and Dr George Soutter 2005
Not on display
Shown in 1 exhibition
Symbols and Ceremonies: Indonesian Textile Traditions, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 13 Apr 2006–28 May 2006