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526 RARE Antique Sumatran Tampan Ship cloth Textile Art

Superbly drawn Tampan Ship Cloth

Symmetrical with ships, animals and people.

These elements have been arranged in a way such that they make a larger macro picture of two men dancing. RARE rendition of a "meta" picture seen only in very few Tampans

Note the blue borders at the top & at the bottom.

Amazing art combined with superbly crafted weave.


Estimated to be from the mid 1800s



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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