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1518 Antique Sumatra Weaving Tampan Shipcloth Textile

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Gorgeous drawing on a large antique Tampan

Note the level of detail in this piece and the symmetry

We see motifs that are almost identical and would work well for a game of "spot the difference" [The two composite photos focus on the similar sections]

Tremendous artistic energy has gone into creating this beautiful work of art.

Hand-spun cotton.

Estimated to be from the early-mid 1800s

Condition is commensurate with age. Has repairs and damage.

74 x 78 cm


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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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