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Indonesia, Timor

Woman’s ceremonial long sarong

Warp ikat: handspun cotton, and silk

66 9/16 x 23 1/8 in. (169 x 58.7 cm)

George and Mary Rockwell Fund


Laos, Tai Daeng people

Textile for traveling, or baby-covering, with diamond designs, ca. 1930–60

Handspun silk with supplemental weft patterning and lac-red dye

49 x 23 in. (124.5 x 58.4 cm)

Gift of the Estate of Louise Taraldson Woods and other donors, by exchange


Balinese, Negara

Rectangular hanging (tabing) with a scene of Kumbakarna fighting Sugriva, Hanuman and Anggada, from the Ramayana, mid-20th century

Cotton embroidery on cotton cloth

33 7/8 x 53 9/16 in. (86 x 136 cm)

George and Mary Rockwell Fund


Indonesia, West Sumbawa, Semawa people 

Skirtcloth (songet sarong) with designs of florettes, tumpals, birds, and ships, early 20th century

Cotton and silver-wrapped thread, supplementary weft woven

46 7/8 x 59 1/16 in. (119 x 150 cm)

George and Mary Rockwell Fund


Northwestern Burma, Naga culture

Naga Chief’s mantel, ca. 1930–50

Cotton, dog hair, and cowrie shells

43 x 57 1/2 in.

Acquired through the George and Mary Rockwell Fund



Burma, Chin State, Mara Chin

Man’s ceremonial cloth (cawng nak puan), 1920–40

Silk; warp-faced tabby with twill weave and discontinuous supplementary weft patterns

George and Mary Rockwell Fund



Ersari–Beshir prayer rug, early 19th century


61 x 31 7/8 in. (155 x 81 cm)

Gift of Banoo and Jeevak Parpia