Credit Line: Fowler Museum at UCLA. Museum purchase with funds provided by the Fay Bettye Green Fund to Commission New Work, Jerome Joss Endowment Fund, Shirly and Ralph Shapiro Fund in memory of Ethel Berns, and Charles and Carolyn Knobler.
Geringsing Wayang cloth
Tenganan peoples, Bali, Indonesia
Early to mid-20th century
Cotton, red dye (Morinda citrifolia), blue-black dye (indigo)
63.5 x 241 cm
Fowler Museum at ucla X61.1, The Katharane Mershon Collection of Indonesian Art
Beaded headdress for elephant mask
Bamileke peoples, Cameroon
Fiber, textile, beads, wood
H: 47.00 cm (18.5 in), W: 43.50 cm (17.1 in), D: 46.00 cm (18.1 in)
Fowler Museum at UCLA. Gift of Mr. William Lloyd Davis. X64.86
Woman’s sash (mama chumpi?)
Inca culture, highland tradition, likely preserved on the south coast of Peru
Inca Period, 1438-1532
Camelid-hair (Z-spun, S-plied) warp and weft; warp-faced plain weave with warp-float patterning; added twisted ties
257 x 13 cm
Fowler Museum at UCLA. Gift of the Wellcome Trust. X65.11856.
Textile panel with corner design
Nasca/Wari culture, south coast of Peru
Circa 700-900 C.E.
Cotton, natural and indigo-dyed; plain weave with weft-float patterning
127 x 47 cm
Fowler Museum at UCLA. Gift of the Wellcome Trust. X65.11861.