Two Indonesian Tampan Pelepai (Ship Cloth)

South Sumatra, 19th Century

textile, each depicting a ship of the dead, framed (2)

Measurements:
80 x 70 cm
Provenance:
Exotica Gallery, Spring Exhibition, Armadale, c. 1981, The Collection of Janet and Graeme Webb, Wollogorang, NSW
Labels:
Pelepai served to indicate the social position of the owner and was reserved for lineage heads and their families
  • EStimate $300 - $500
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