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warp ikat 'ulos' cloth
Date: c. 1995
Dimensions: 224.6 × 79.5 cm (88 7/16 × 31 5/16 in.)
Medium: cotton
Made in: Indonesia
Description: A warp ikat 'ulos' made by Batak people in the Lake Toba region, North Sumatra, Indonesia. Vertical striped patterns include a dense white stripe on a black rectangular pattern, and red and white stripes cross over them vertically at both ends. Part of a loan collection collected in Indonesian in the late 20th century.
Inv. No.: L2013.11

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