Sumba Hinggi cotton warp ikat cloth (258 x 118cm)

£ 240.00

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258 x 118 cm  //  8ft 6" x 3ft 10"

From the eastern Indonesian island of Sumba this special ikat weaving serves as a man's shoulder cloth, or hinggi, from the east part of Sumba itself. 
Ikat weaving was revived in 1980s and this item is a spectacular example from that time.

Provenance:  Ann Hecht... A detail of this very piece is illustrated in Ann Hecht's book 'The Art of the Loom' on page 102. The book was published in 1989 by British Museum Press

 • 1980s and in unused condition.

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