Ceremonial Banner (Palepai)

Date:
19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Indonesia, Sumatra, Lampung province
Culture:
Lampung
Medium:
Cotton, silver wrapped thread
Dimensions:
H x W: 33 x 116in. (83.8 x 294.6cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Woven
Credit Line:
Gift of Ernest Erickson Foundation, 1988
Accession Number:
1988.104.59
Not on view
Signature:
[Marie-Eliane d'Udekem d'Acoz, New York, until 1982]; Ernest Erickson, New York, by 1982–(d.)1983; Ernest Erickson Foundation, 1983–1988

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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.