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This long embroidered tapis, or strip of fabric worn as a covering, depicts abstract shapes representing squids. It was used as adornment for a wedding sash in the Lampung region of Sumatra, an island of Indonesia.


The tpaids is in wonderful shape, mounted on a linen fabric and framed. The sash itself measures 56 inches long by 3.5 inches wide. The brushed, goldtone frame measures 60 inches long and 9 inches wide. 

19th Century Sumatran Lampung Region Embroidered Wedding Skirt Tapis

SKU: 799-12435
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