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1925

  • Work on this object ended.

1983

  • We acquired this object.

2012

2019

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Ceremonial Cloth (pewo) (Indonesia), late 19th–early 20th century

This is a Ceremonial cloth (pewo). It is dated late 19th–early 20th century and we acquired it in 1983. Its medium is cotton and its technique is plain weave with discontinuous wefts (tapestry), tie-dyed after weaving. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 247 x 30.5 cm (97 1/4 x 12 in.)

Cite this object as

Ceremonial Cloth (pewo) (Indonesia), late 19th–early 20th century; cotton; H x W: 247 x 30.5 cm (97 1/4 x 12 in.); Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund; 1983-36-1

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