KAIN IKAT FROM LAMPUNG, INDONESIA
- 168 LAMPUNG
Tapis (sarong). Warp ikat, silk embroidery. 18th-19th c. Paminggir, mountain people.
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The links above give access to detailed descriptions of all the cloths from this island or region in the collection. The full article on the historical and cultural background of this island or region is temporarily inaccessible. As dissemination of information on Indonesian ikat is one of our primary aims, you can be assured that full public access will be restored as soon as feasible. Should you wish to access the deaccessioned information for scholarly purposes, please contact us through the contact page.
The chapter on Lampung in Holmgren and Spertus's Early Indonesian Textiles, informative and poetic, is essential reading. Another fascinating source of information on tapis with ikat ground is Thomas Murray's scholarly article Red Tapis, an early textile tradition of Lampung Sumatra Indonesia.
Map of Lampung
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