1412 Antique Sumatra Weaving Tampan Shipcloth Textile - Blue

Rare Beautiful Blue Tampan

Note the level of detail in this piece and the asymmetry

Handwoven.

Hand-spun cotton.

Estimated to be from the early-mid 1800s

Condition is commensurate with age. Has two repairs in two corners.

Has a backing cloth.

Soiled, darkened and has faced heavy usage

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This item has lived a hearty life participating in the lives of the original creators. Therefore signs of usage are present in the form of minor stains, tears, repairs, thread loss etc. 

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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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