Ceremonial Banner (Palepai), Cotton, silk, metal wrapped thread, Lampung

Ceremonial Banner (Palepai)

Date:
19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Indonesia, Sumatra, Lampung province
Culture:
Lampung
Medium:
Cotton, silk, metal wrapped thread
Dimensions:
H. 38 1/2 x W. 129 in. (97.8 x 327.7 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Woven
Credit Line:
Gift of Jack Lenor Larsen, 1978
Accession Number:
1978.532
Not on view
Jack Lenor Larsen, New York, until 1978

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Holmgren, Robert J., and Anita E. Spertus. Early Indonesian Textiles from Three Island Cultures. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1989.

Taylor, Paul Michael, and Lorraine Aragon. Beyond the Java Sea: Art of Indonesia's Outer Islands. Washington, D.C.: National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, 1991.

van Brakel, Koos. A Passion for Indonesian Art: The Georg Tillmann Collection at the Tropenmuseum. Amsterdam: Koninklijk Instituut voor de Tropen, 1996.