Ceremonial Cloth


From: Borneo | Sarawak

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Native Name Pua
Object Number 80-22-25
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Iban
Provenience Borneo | Sarawak
Section Oceanian
Materials Cotton

Two panels stitched together, warp ikat, warp faced weave. All cotton. Stylized birds, anthropomorphs, fish, crabs, row of triangles at ends and warp stripes in rust, white, blue, black and red. Selvedges finished. Ends unfinished, twined bundles of threads two inches in from ends. Excellent condition.

Length 224 cm
Width 117 cm
Credit Line Gift of Richard C. Bull, 1980

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