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Indonesian Tribal Art
Batak Ulos Sadum

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Sumatra Batak warp ikat shoulder cloth (Ulos Sadum)


Item-Description:Sumatra Batak warp ikat shoulder cloth (Ulos Sadum)
Medium:Cotton with a mix of commercial and natural dyes
Origin:North Sumatra - Batak
Dimensions:195 x 66 cm
Age:Mid 20th century
Provenance:Collected Kabanjahe North Sumatra 1978
Condition:Excellent, very clean example
Notes:This simple but attractive maroon coloured Ulos Sadum is distinguished by having its end supplementary weft elements constructed with multi-coloured beads rather than thread. The selvedge, holding the tightly wrapped warp fringes, is also constructed using beads.

Price: £320