Monday, May 28, 2007

Ulos Batak --004

The Ulos-Ragidup is ritually the most imprtant of the Batak textiles. Woven in three sections lengthwise and joined on two sides with two other panels. The middle sections are embellished with supplementary weft patterning.

Sumatra, Indonesia, 19th c, cotton, some stains, otherwise good condition, 44" x 74"

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