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Title

Ceremonial cloth ( pua kumbu)

20th century

Artist

  • Details

    Other Title
    Ceremonial hanging
    Place where the work was made
    Kalimantan Borneo Indonesia
    Cultural origin
    Iban
    Date
    20th century
    Media category
    Textile
    Materials used
    cotton, dyes; warp ikat weaving
    Dimensions
    102.5 x 210.5 cm
    Credit
    Gift of Dr John Yu and Dr George Soutter 2005
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    195.2005
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    Artist information
    Iban

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  • 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

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

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