Klapong sirat 

A scarce old Klapong sirat , the" Tail flap" of a mans loin cloth in the old days in Sarawak.

According Brooke Low often worn by the elder men of the "Lamanak and Sakarang tribes" 

This type of cloth was already disappearing before 1900.  Cotton ,woven " burong" bands and many fringes.

condition is according age, some dirt spots but overall good.

see also Iban and Sea Dayak fabrics and their patterns - Alfred C .Haddon 

Size:  48 x 25 cm.

Price in euro 1250 ,- HOLD