Tapis Balak

Unknown Sumatran, Sumatran

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late 19th century

Silk and cotton, gold thread, red wool, sequins

Overall: 46 7/8 × 47 1/4 in. (119 × 120 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Stephen A. Lister, Class of 1963

2009.98.31

Geography

Place Made: Sumatra, Indonesia, Southeast Asia, Asia

Period

19th century

Object Name

Textile

Research Area

Asia

Not on view

Exhibition History

Wearing Wealth and Styling Identity: Tapis from Lampung, South Sumatra, Indonesia, William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Galleries and Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 11-August 31, 2009.

Publication History

Mary-Louise Totton, Wearing Wealth and Styling Identity: Tapis from Lampung, South Sumatra, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2009, p. 105, p. 106, plate 41, ill.

Provenance

Stephen A. Lister, Santa Fe, New Mexico; given to present collection, 2009.

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