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Tapi Sarong with Mica

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Tapi Sarong with Mica

The tapi sarongs of Lampung, South Sumatra flaunt their wearers wealth and social standing. The decoration can be quite ostentatious with gold threads, glass, mica and polychrome silk embroidery. This tapis consists of cotton warp ikat panels interspersed with plain stripes of red, brown and yellow. Further design elements are applied with small pieces of mica and polychrome embroidery.

Circa: 19th c

Origin: Sumatra, Indonesia

Material: Cotton with silk embroidery and mica particles

Condition: Excellent

Dimensions: 48" x 51"

Inventory number: TX4321


Tapi Sarong with Mica