Woman’s Tube Skirt (Tapis)

Tapis is worn by women in Lampung as ceremonial dress.

Title: Woman’s Tube Skirt (Tapis)

Artist: Unknown

Creation Date: Before 1900

Geography: Indonesia, Sumatra, Lampung

Culture: Kauer

Medium: Cotton, metallic thread, mirror

Technique: Plain weave, embroidery

Dimensions: 135 x 102 cm (53 1/4 x 40 1/4 in)

Classification: Costumes; principal attire (lower body)

Credit Line: Gift of Helena Hernmarck in memory of Mary Kahlenberg, 2022

Object ID Number: 2022.12.KT677