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Kain Kebat / Woman's Ceremonial Skirt
Malaysian Borneo, Sarawak
1st half of the 20th century
Technique: Warp ikat, cotton, natural and synthetic dyes
Dimensions: 22 3/4" x 23 3/4" ( .58 x .60 m ) tubular

Description: Finely ikatted abstracted animal and figural motifs with bird motifs along the border.
The brightly colored threads at the edge were imported and used as a symbol of prestige.
Condition: Excellent

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