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1931

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1951

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Ceremonial Cloth (kamben Geringsing) (Indonesia)

This is a Ceremonial cloth (kamben geringsing). It is dated 1931 and we acquired it in 1951. Its medium is cotton and its technique is tied resist patterning in warp and weft (double ikat) on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Pure Balinese.

This object was donated by Miss Frances Morris. It is credited Gift of Frances Morris.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 218.8 x 50.2 cm (86 1/8 x 19 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Ceremonial Cloth (kamben Geringsing) (Indonesia); cotton; H x W: 218.8 x 50.2 cm (86 1/8 x 19 3/4 in.); Gift of Frances Morris; 1951-111-21

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