Sumbawa Warp Ikat Manís Waist or Shoulder Cloth (Salampe)
Cotton, natural dyes
196 x 83 cm
Mid 20th century
Acquired Denpasar, Bali 1979
Excellent, no damage but very minor staining from use
A typical mid 20th century single panel and finely woven warp ikat manís shoulder cloth carrying a central zone with a large lozenge shaped area in pink, striped side ďpanelsĒ in black, red and white and three supplementary weft stripes at either end of the cloth. A simple but striking design, with the large lozenge shaped central area showing intricate ikated edges.