19th century Geography: Indonesia, Sumatra, Lampung province, Hanauberak village, Wai Ratai River region Culture: Pasisir people Medium: Cotton Dimensions: W. 32 x D. 36 1/2 in. (81.3 x 92.7 cm) Classification: Textiles-Woven
Tapis women’s ceremonial skirt. Early 20th C. Silk and cotton with gold wrapped thread and unusually wide silk floss embroidery which gives this piece a more than usual commanding presence. (DT) South Sumatra, Indonesia Source : http://www.indonesiatravelingguide.com/sumatera-traditional-textiles/south-sumatra-textiles/
Antique Batik Calligraphy, Islamic head cloth, Bengkulu, Sumatra.
Tree of Life Tampan Kalianda, Lampung, Sumatra Cotton; supplementary weft 19th Century 17x15.5 in/ 43x39 cm A unique Pohon Hidup Tree of Life rising from a classic ship with elephants on deck and ancestors and birds in the branches, this piece features iconography normally only found in the finest of royal ship cloths known as palepai.
Ceremonial Textile (Tampan) from Indonesia, Sumatra, Lampung, 19th century.
19th c. TAPIS of Lampung Sumatera
Royal women from Lampung, Southern Sumatra. Date unknown.
Paminggir people Indonesia, South Sumatra, Lampung area Woman's Ceremonial Skirt (tapis), 18th century (?)