ITEM 16077

Hinggi, Man’s shoulder or hip cloth with deer motif

East Sumba
19th / very early 20th century
Cotton; warp ikat
106 x 41 in / 269 x 104 cm

With great color and fine graphics, we see a royal deer motif and an extremely beautiful central zone known as patola ratu. This textile was perfectly preserved in a Dutch colonial family for 100 years.