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210 Rare Vintage Woven Sungit Skirt from Borneo with Human Consummation motif

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Republishing this Superb Sungkit Weave Skirt with new photographs and insights into the motifs

Spectacular array of human motif including two renditions of human consummation

Handwoven. Rare supplementary weft weaving that is no longer practiced.

Estimated to be from the 1940s-1960s

SIZE: 21 inches folded over x 23 inches height

Comparable examples of this weave may be seen at

https://artgallery.yale.edu/collections/objects/128371

 


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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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