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Kroe Palepai


South Sumatra Kroe Ceremonial Hanging or Ship Cloth (Palepai)


South Sumatra Kroe Ceremonial Hanging or Ship Cloth (Palepai)   South Sumatra Kroe Ceremonial Hanging or Ship Cloth (Palepai)   South Sumatra Kroe Ceremonial Hanging or Ship Cloth (Palepai)  
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Item-Number:830711
Item-Description:South Sumatra Kroe Ceremonial Hanging or Ship Cloth (Palepai)
Medium:Cotton
Origin:South Sumatra - Kroe
Dimensions:86 x 305 cm
Age:c. 1960
Provenance:Collected Indonesia 1983
Condition:Excellent
Notes:Most likely modern (mid 20th century) example of a Kroe Ship Cloth or Palepai. Central ship motif carrying human dwellings and animals flanked by two "trees of life"


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