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Kain Kebat (ritual Skirt) (Indonesia), 1900–1969

This is a Kain kebat (ritual skirt). It is dated 1900–1969 and we acquired it in 1969. Its medium is cotton and its technique is tied resist patterning in warp (ikat) on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Clara Waldeck. It is credited Gift of Clara Waldeck.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 110.5 x 54 cm (43 1/2 x 21 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Kain Kebat (ritual Skirt) (Indonesia), 1900–1969; Previously owned by Charles Iklé ; cotton; H x W: 110.5 x 54 cm (43 1/2 x 21 1/4 in.); Gift of Clara Waldeck; 1969-170-16

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