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Lampung ceremonial cloth (Kain Tampan)

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Unit Pengelola Museum Seni

Unit Pengelola Museum Seni
Jakarta, Indonesia

This woven "Kain Tampan" comes from Kroe area in Lampung, South Sumatra. Zigzag and symmetrical motifs on the cloth commonly used for for food covering during ceremony.

Details

  • Title: Lampung ceremonial cloth (Kain Tampan)
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1920, 1901/2000
  • Physical Dimensions: 42 x 40 cm
  • Provenance: Received as gift from Drs. Yusuf Effendy
  • Type: Weaving
  • Medium: Cotton plain weave, silk and metallic thread supplementary thread patterning

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