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Kamben Geringsing (ceremonial Cloth) (Indonesia), 19th century

This is a Kamben geringsing (ceremonial cloth). It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1961. 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 donated by Alan L. Wolfe. It is credited Gift of Alan L. Wolfe.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 231.1 x 39.1 cm (7 ft. 7 in. x 15 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Kamben Geringsing (ceremonial Cloth) (Indonesia), 19th century; cotton; H x W: 231.1 x 39.1 cm (7 ft. 7 in. x 15 3/8 in.); Gift of Alan L. Wolfe; 1961-115-37

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