Tapis Kaca Bekandang (Fenced Mirror Tapis)

Unknown Sumatran, Sumatran


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19th century

Silk and cotton with sequins, glass beads, felted wool, lead-backed mirrors, gold and silver thread, and silver coins

Overall: 41 5/16 × 45 11/16 in. (105 × 116 cm)

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



Place Made: Sumatra, Indonesia, Southeast Asia, Asia


19th century

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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, contents page, p. 32, p. 107, plate 10, ill.


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

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