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Title

Ceremonial hanging

20th century


Artists

Unknown Artist


About

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


Details


Places where the work was made

Borneo
Kalimantan Indonesia


Cultural origin

Sarawak, Iban people


Date

20th century


Media category

Textile


Materials used

cotton warp ikat, 2 pieces stitched together


Dimensions

119.5 x 265.0 cm


Credit

Gift of Dr John Yu and Dr George Soutter 2005


Location

Not on display


Accession number

196.2005



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