Woman's ceremonial sarong or tapis, made by the Ayotupas people from Lampung, Sumatra, Indonesia.
This type of textile was reserved for ceremonial occasions and festivities and was a way for the wearer to display her wealth and success. The ground fabric is striped red and black, yellow, coral, and green and embroidered with abstracted animal motifs.
In excellent condition, signs of wear consistent with age. Lightweight embroidered cotton.
Size: 1'6" x 3'9" [46cm x 114cm]
Age: Q2 20th Century (1925-1950)
Country of Origin: West Timor, Indonesia
Type of Textile: Tapis
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