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509 Antique Tatibin – Long Tampan Shipcloth 1800s

 

Antique Tatibin – An Ancestral Ceremonial Cloth From Sumatra.

From The Same Weaving And Ethnic Origin As Tampan And Palepai Ship Cloths.

Fragments Of Metal That Were Originally Woven Into This Textile But Later Removed (Possibly In The Hope Of Precious Metal Content) Remain Embedded In The Textile.

Estimated to be from the mid 1800s

Size: 37 X 170 Cm

Perfect for Museums& serious collectors

 Similar Example from Sotheby’s

 

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This item has spent a lifetime being used for the purpose of its creation with the original artist/user. Signs of this life lived heartily may be present on the piece in the form of stains, thread loss, loose threads, holes, tears, color run and other imperfections. Therefore the condition must be assumed to be “not” perfect. More photos of such imperfections will be provided on request.

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