Borneo         Textile     
Antique pua kumbu #3 (BT003)

Pua Kumbu is a traditional patterned multicolored ceremonial cotton cloth used by the Iban, made and used in Sarawak, Malaysia. Pua kumbu are woven by Dayak women and are considered to be sacred objects. They are used for lifecycle rituals and special events including the birth of a child, coming of age celebrations, receipt of an important item to a longhouse, and to screen a corpse that is being laid out in a longhouse prior to burial.

 

Condition - good with strong colors ( minor hole from mouse bites at the top center and bottom - see pic for details)

1920s

Item Weight : 700g
Dimension : 210cm x 108cm x 1cm

Price : 1,500.00 USD
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