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Description

Embroidered ceremonial hanging (Palepai) depicting a ship, silk on cotton with tapestry weave end sections: Asia, South East Asia, Indonesia, Sumatra, Lampung, mid 19th century

Museum reference

A.1992.82

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Hanging, ceremonial, Palepai

Production information

Lampung, Sumatra, Indonesia, South East Asia, ASIA

Date

Mid 19th century

Style / Culture

Lampung

Materials

Cotton, Silk

Physical description

Silk on cotton with split-tapestry end sections

Collection place

Lampung, Sumatra, Indonesia, South East Asia, ASIA

Exhibitions

  • Heaven and Hell and other worlds of the dead (01 Jul 2000 - 01 Feb 2001)

On display

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