Notes on Culture & Antique Art, Ethnic Decor & Vintage Fashion | Wovensouls Art Gallery
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
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.