An image of Ceremonial cloth (pua kumbu)

Unknown Artist

Ceremonial cloth (pua kumbu)

Other titles:
Ceremonial hanging
Location
Not on display
Further information

The Iban people, most of whom now live in Sarawak, developed the greatest of the Borneo weaving traditions. Noteworthy are the large hangings or blankets called 'pua'.

Asian Art Department, AGNSW, 2006

Place of origin
Kalimantan, Borneo, Indonesia
Cultural origin
Iban people
Year
20th century
Media
Textile
Medium
cotton, dyes; warp ikat weaving
Dimensions
102.5 x 210.5 cm
Credit
Gift of Dr John Yu and Dr George Soutter 2005
Accession number
195.2005