Tapi Kaca with Applique Mica

The tapi sarongs of Lampong, South Sumatra flaunt their wearers wealth and social standing. The decoration can be quite ostentatious with gold threads, glass, mica and polychrome silk embroidery. This tapis consists of cotton warp ikat panels interspersed with plain stripes of red, brown and yellow.Further design elements are applied with small pieces of mica and polychrome embroidery.

Circa: 19th century

Origin: Sumatra, Indonesia

Material: Cotton with silk embroidery and mica particles.

Condition: Excellent

Dimensions: 48" x 51"

Inventory number: TX4321



Call: (646) 370-6801

E-mail us: yosi@sarajo.com

Inventory #: TX4321 Categories: , ,

All rights reserved.

Website by Built by Blank