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    Mongo Woman’s Woven Buttock Shield (Bakonga)

    Mongo People, Congo
    early 20th century

    length: approximately 88cm, width: 8.3cm, weight: 157g

    Provenance

    private collection, London, UK.

    6491

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      Exceptional Lucknow Court Embroidered Zari & Silk Shawl or Sash

      Lucknow, India
      circa 1800

      length: 257cm, width: 35.5cm, weight: 250g

      Provenance

      UK art market

      6602

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        Naga Cowrie Shell Apron or Loin Cloth

        Naga People, Burma (Myanmar)
        early 20th century

        length: 69.2cm, width: 22.5cm, weight: 548g

        Provenance

        UK art market

        6492

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          Very Rare & Early Yoruba Shango Priest’s Costume with Leather & Mirrors

          Yoruba People, Nigeria
          circa 1850

          length: 96.5cm, width: 54.5cm (approximately)

          Provenance

          found in the attic of a house in northern England where it is believed to have been stored undisturbed since at least the 1930s.

          5393

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            Parsi (Parsee) Cream Sari with Pallav & Embroidered Border (Kor Pallav No Garo)

            Parsi (Parsee) community of Bombay, India.
            early 20th century

            length: 451cm, width: 114cm

            Provenance

            from the family collection of a Parsi family based in northern England but originally from Bombay, India.

            6493

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              Rare & Early Yoruba Shango Shrine Leather Bag (Laba)

              Yoruba People, Nigeria
              circa 1850

              width: 49.5cm

              Provenance

              found in the attic of a house in northern England where it is believed to have been stored undisturbed since at least the 1930s.

              5378

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                Parsi (Parsee) Pantaloons (Ijar)

                Parsi (Parsee) community of Bombay, India.
                early 20th century

                width: 55cm, length: 70cm

                Provenance

                from the family collection of a Parsi family based in northern England but originally from Bombay, India.

                5383

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                  Parsi (Parsee) Red Sari Embroidered Border (Kor Ni Sari)

                  Parsi (Parsee) community of Bombay, India.
                  early 20th century

                  length: approximately 518cm, width: 115cm

                  Provenance

                  from the family collection of a Parsi family based in northern England but originally from Bombay, India.

                  5382

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                    Parsi (Parsee) Blue Sari with Embroidered Border (Kor Ni Sari)

                    Parsi (Parsee) community of Bombay, India
                    early 20th century

                    length: approximately 449cm, width: 112cm

                    Provenance

                    from the family collection of a Parsi family based in northern England but originally from Bombay, India.

                    5656

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                      Rare Gujarati Silk Trade Shawl with Rare Tax Stamps

                      Gujarat, Western India
                      late 18th century

                      152.5cm x 151cm

                      Provenance

                      UK art market

                      6403

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                        Export Indian Dyed Cotton Prayer Cloth (Jainamaz)

                        Machilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
                        circa 1850

                        91cm x 133cm

                        Reserved

                        Provenance

                        UK art market

                        6387

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                          Chin Woman’s Woven Silk Tube Skirt (Hni Tial)

                          Hakha Chin People, Chin State, Western Burma (Myanmar)
                          circa 1950

                          118cm x 69cm

                          6386

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                            Burmese Royal Silk Achiek Cloth Sutra Cover

                            Burma (Myanmar)
                            19th century

                            70cm x 78cm

                            6132

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                              Ceremonial Dayak Beaded Hat with Pig Tusks

                              Dayak People, Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia
                              20th century

                              length: 29cm, width: 23cm, height: 9.5cm

                              Provenance

                              UK art market

                              6001

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                                North Indian Velvet Jacket with Fine Zardozi Embroidery

                                Northern India, possibly Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
                                19th century

                                width across arms: 78cm, length: 40cm

                                Provenance

                                private collection, UK.

                                5458

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                                  South Sumatran Malay Gold Woven Silk Tunic (Baju Kurung)

                                  Malay People, South Sumatra, Indonesia
                                  19th century

                                  width across arms: 141.3cm, length: 93.5cm, width at base: 72cm

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                                  Provenance

                                  Dutch Antique Market

                                  6187

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                                    Fine, Berber Carved Wooden Spindle Whorl

                                    Berber People, Anti-Atlas, Morocco
                                    19th century

                                    diameter: 5.8cm, height: 2.7cm

                                    Provenance

                                    private collection, UK

                                    6218

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                                      Peranakan or Straits Chinese Altar Front Cloth (Tok Wi)

                                      Straits Chinese or Peranakan, possibly commissioned from China
                                      early to mid-20th century

                                      height: 93cm, width: 95.5cm

                                      Provenance

                                      Private collection, UK; originally acquired in Singapore.

                                      6219

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                                        Peranakan or Straits Chinese Altar Front Cloth (Tok Wi)

                                        Straits Chinese or Peranakan, possibly commissioned from China
                                        early to mid-20th century

                                        height: 93cm, width: 95.5cm

                                        Provenance

                                        Private collection, UK; originally acquired in Singapore.

                                        6220

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                                          Peranakan or Straits Chinese Altar Front Cloth (Tok Wi)

                                          Straits Chinese or Peranakan, possibly produced in Java, Indonesia
                                          circa 1900

                                          height: 97cm, width: 89cm

                                          Provenance

                                          Private collection, UK; originally acquired in Singapore.

                                          6221

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                                            Peranakan or Straits Chinese Altar Front Cloth (Tok Wi)

                                            Private collection, UK; originally acquired in Singapore.
                                            early 20th century

                                            height: 92cm, width: 104cm

                                            Provenance

                                            Private collection, UK; originally acquired in Singapore.

                                            6188

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                                              Superb, Berber Carved Wooden Spindle Whorl

                                              Berber People, Anti-Atlas, Morocco
                                              19th century

                                              diameter: 6.4cm, height: 2.1cm

                                              Provenance

                                              private collection, London, UK

                                              6222

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                                                Seven Very Fine Indian Zardozi Textile Borders

                                                Northern India
                                                19th century-early 20th century

                                                6.3cmx149cm, 7.7cmx115cm, 4.7cmx185cm, 7.2cmx335cm, 6.0cmx306cm, 5.5cmx258cm, 5.8cmx327cm

                                                Provenance

                                                private collection, UK

                                                5759

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                                                  Dayak Beaded Loin Cloth or Cache Sexe

                                                  Dayak People, Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia
                                                  early 20th century

                                                  27cm x 16.5cm

                                                  Provenance

                                                  UK art market

                                                  5312

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                                                    Pair of Yellow Satin Malay Wedding Bed Bolster Covers each with a Pair Bolster-End Tekat Panels with Gold Thread

                                                    Malay People, Malay Peninsula, Malaysia
                                                    circa 1920

                                                    length of each bolster when filled: 100cm, diameter of each tekat panel: 15cm

                                                    Reserved

                                                    Provenance

                                                    collected by Alwyn Sidney Haynes (1878-1963), and thence by descent. Haynes was a colonial administrator in Malaya and the Straits Settlements between 1901 and 1934. He held many posts including Acting British Resident, Pahang (1924); British Resident, Perak (1925); British Advisor, Kedah (1925); British Advisor, Kelantan (1930); and Acting Colonial Administrator, Straits Settlements (1933), after which he retired and returned to England, and lived near Stratford-upon-Avon, and then in Leamington Spa. Haynes loaned some of the items he collected in Malaya to the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford in 1939. He was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1950.

                                                    5993

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                                                      Large, Rare Ottoman Embroidered Ceremonial Metal-Thread & Purple Velvet Circular Sinni Tray or Table Cover (Sofra Bezi)

                                                      Ottoman Turkey, probably Istanbul
                                                      18th-19th century

                                                      diameter: 84cm

                                                      Provenance

                                                      UK art market

                                                      5316

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                                                        Finely Embroidered Straits Chinese Silk Wedding Valance

                                                        Straits Chinese, Straits Settlements (Singapore, Penang, Malacca)
                                                        circa 1900

                                                        width: 95cm, length; 58cm

                                                        Provenance

                                                        Acquired by a colonial administrator in the early 20th century, and has been in England since.

                                                        5322

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                                                          Straits Chinese Groom’s Double-Sided, Finely Embroidered Blue Wedding Sash

                                                          Straits Chinese, Straits Settlements (Singapore, Penang, Malacca)
                                                          late 19th or early 20th century

                                                          length: 197cm, width: 6.5cm

                                                          Provenance

                                                          Acquired by a colonial administrator in the early 20th century, and has been in England since.

                                                          5319

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                                                            Finely Embroidered Straits Chinese Silk Wedding Valance

                                                            Straits Chinese, Straits Settlements (Singapore, Penang, Malacca)
                                                            circa 1900

                                                            wdith: 175cm, length (including tassel hangings): 103cm

                                                            Provenance

                                                            Acquired by a colonial administrator in the early 20th century, and has been in England since.

                                                            5810

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                                                              Glass Beaded Wedding Slippers (Kasut Manek)

                                                              Straits Chinese Community, Singapore, Malacca or Penang
                                                              circa 1920

                                                              length: 25cm

                                                              Provenance

                                                              UK art market

                                                              5315

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                                                                Embroidered Chinese Wall Hanging with Shou (寿) & other Daoist Deities

                                                                China, exported to the Straits Settlements
                                                                19th century

                                                                dimensions of backing material: 120cm x 84cm

                                                                Provenance

                                                                collected by Alwyn Sidney Haynes (1878-1963), and thence by descent. Haynes was a colonial administrator in Malaya and the Straits Settlements between 1901 and 1934. He held many posts including Acting British Resident, Pahang (1924); British Resident, Perak (1925); British Advisor, Kedah (1925); British Advisor, Kelantan (1930); and Acting Colonial Administrator, Straits Settlements (1933), after which he retired and returned to England, and lived near Stratford-upon-Avon, and then in Leamington Spa. Haynes loaned some of the items he collected in Malaya to the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford in 1939. He was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1950.

                                                                4842

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                                                                  Parsi Embroidered Vest (Jhabla)

                                                                  Parsi (Parsee) community of Bombay, India.
                                                                  19th century

                                                                  width: 51cm, height: 42cm

                                                                  Provenance

                                                                  from the family collection of a Parsi family based in northern England but originally from Bombay, India.

                                                                  5377

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                                                                    Fine Parsi Embroidered Vest (Jhabla)

                                                                    Parsi (Parsee) community of Bombay, India.
                                                                    19th century

                                                                    height: 57cm, width: 55.5cm

                                                                    Provenance

                                                                    from the family collection of a Parsi family based in northern England but originally from Bombay, India.

                                                                    4841

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                                                                      Parsi Embroidered Vest (Jhabla)

                                                                      Parsi (Parsee) community of Bombay, India.
                                                                      19th century

                                                                      height: 66cm, width: 64cm

                                                                      Provenance

                                                                      from the family collection of a Parsi family based in northern England but originally from Bombay, India.

                                                                      5388

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                                                                        Parsi Embroidered Vest (Jhabla)

                                                                        Parsi (Parsee) community of Bombay, India.
                                                                        19th century

                                                                        height: 63cm, width: 57cm

                                                                        Provenance

                                                                        from the family collection of a Parsi family based in northern England but originally from Bombay, India.

                                                                        4941

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                                                                          Indian Embroidered & Mirrored Cotton Upper Garment (Choli), with a 19th century Label Card

                                                                          Northern India
                                                                          19th century

                                                                          width from arm to arm: 77cm, length: 37cm

                                                                          Provenance

                                                                          old private collection, UK.

                                                                          5376

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                                                                            Unusual Parsi Embroidered Silk Purse

                                                                            Gujarat, Northern India
                                                                            mid-20th century

                                                                            length: 21.7cm, height: 15cm

                                                                            Provenance

                                                                            from the family collection of a Parsi family based in northern England but originally from Bombay, India.

                                                                            5517

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                                                                              Pair of Malay Bolster-End Tekat Panels with Gold Thread

                                                                              Malay People, Malay Peninsula, Malaysia
                                                                              19th century

                                                                              approx. length of embroidered section of each: 21.3cm, height: 14.8cm

                                                                              Provenance

                                                                              private collection, UK.

                                                                              5299

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                                                                                Pair of Malay Bolster-End Tekat Panels with Gold Thread

                                                                                Malay People, Malay Peninsula, Malaysia
                                                                                circa 1920

                                                                                approx. length of embroidered section of each: 24.5cm, height: 8cm

                                                                                Provenance

                                                                                collected by Alwyn Sidney Haynes (1878-1963), and thence by descent. Haynes was a colonial administrator in Malaya and the Straits Settlements between 1901 and 1934. He held many posts including Acting British Resident, Pahang (1924); British Resident, Perak (1925); British Advisor, Kedah (1925); British Advisor, Kelantan (1930); and Acting Colonial Administrator, Straits Settlements (1933), after which he retired and returned to England, and lived near Stratford-upon-Avon, and then in Leamington Spa. Haynes loaned some of the items he collected in Malaya to the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford in 1939. He was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1950.

                                                                                5352

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                                                                                  Two Malay Cotton Woven Textiles (Kain Tenun)

                                                                                  Malay People, East Coast, Malay Peninsula, Malaysia
                                                                                  early 20th century

                                                                                  both about 226cm x 102cm

                                                                                  Provenance

                                                                                  collected by Alwyn Sidney Haynes (1878-1963), and thence by descent. Haynes was a colonial administrator in Malaya and the Straits Settlements between 1901 and 1934. He held many posts including Acting British Resident, Pahang (1924); British Resident, Perak (1925); British Advisor, Kedah (1925); British Advisor, Kelantan (1930); and Acting Colonial Administrator, Straits Settlements (1933), after which he retired and returned to England, and lived near Stratford-upon-Avon, and then in Leamington Spa. Haynes loaned some of the items he collected in Malaya to the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford in 1939. He was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1950.

                                                                                  5359

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                                                                                    Malay Gold Thread & Cotton Woven Textile (Kain Tenun)

                                                                                    Malay People, East Coast, Malay Peninsula, Malaysia
                                                                                    early 20th century

                                                                                    198cm x 102cm

                                                                                    Provenance

                                                                                    collected by Alwyn Sidney Haynes (1878-1963), and thence by descent. Haynes was a colonial administrator in Malaya and the Straits Settlements between 1901 and 1934. He held many posts including Acting British Resident, Pahang (1924); British Resident, Perak (1925); British Advisor, Kedah (1925); British Advisor, Kelantan (1930); and Acting Colonial Administrator, Straits Settlements (1933), after which he retired and returned to England, and lived near Stratford-upon-Avon, and then in Leamington Spa. Haynes loaned some of the items he collected in Malaya to the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford in 1939. He was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1950.

                                                                                    5350

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                                                                                      Malay Cotton Woven Textile (Kain Tenun)

                                                                                      Malay People, East Coast, Malay Peninsula, Malaysia
                                                                                      early 20th century

                                                                                      228cm x 107cm

                                                                                      Provenance

                                                                                      collected by Alwyn Sidney Haynes (1878-1963), and thence by descent. Haynes was a colonial administrator in Malaya and the Straits Settlements between 1901 and 1934. He held many posts including Acting British Resident, Pahang (1924); British Resident, Perak (1925); British Advisor, Kedah (1925); British Advisor, Kelantan (1930); and Acting Colonial Administrator, Straits Settlements (1933), after which he retired and returned to England, and lived near Stratford-upon-Avon, and then in Leamington Spa. Haynes loaned some of the items he collected in Malaya to the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford in 1939. He was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1950.

                                                                                      5357

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                                                                                        Malay Cotton Woven Textile (Kain Tenun)

                                                                                        Malay People, East Coast, Malay Peninsula, Malaysia
                                                                                        early 20th century

                                                                                        114cm x 101cm

                                                                                        Provenance

                                                                                        collected by Alwyn Sidney Haynes (1878-1963), and thence by descent. Haynes was a colonial administrator in Malaya and the Straits Settlements between 1901 and 1934. He held many posts including Acting British Resident, Pahang (1924); British Resident, Perak (1925); British Advisor, Kedah (1925); British Advisor, Kelantan (1930); and Acting Colonial Administrator, Straits Settlements (1933), after which he retired and returned to England, and lived near Stratford-upon-Avon, and then in Leamington Spa. Haynes loaned some of the items he collected in Malaya to the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford in 1939. He was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1950.

                                                                                        5358

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                                                                                          Malay Woven Cotton Textile (Kain Tenun)

                                                                                          Malay People, East Coast, Malay Peninsula, Malaysia
                                                                                          early 20th century

                                                                                          198cm x 112cm

                                                                                          Provenance

                                                                                          collected by Alwyn Sidney Haynes (1878-1963), and thence by descent. Haynes was a colonial administrator in Malaya and the Straits Settlements between 1901 and 1934. He held many posts including Acting British Resident, Pahang (1924); British Resident, Perak (1925); British Advisor, Kedah (1925); British Advisor, Kelantan (1930); and Acting Colonial Administrator, Straits Settlements (1933), after which he retired and returned to England, and lived near Stratford-upon-Avon, and then in Leamington Spa. Haynes loaned some of the items he collected in Malaya to the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford in 1939. He was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1950.

                                                                                          5351

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                                                                                            Malay Woven Cotton Textile (Kain Tenun)

                                                                                            Malay People, East Coast, Malay Peninsula, Malaysia
                                                                                            early 20th century

                                                                                            186cm x 105cm

                                                                                            Provenance

                                                                                            collected by Alwyn Sidney Haynes (1878-1963), and thence by descent. Haynes was a colonial administrator in Malaya and the Straits Settlements between 1901 and 1934. He held many posts including Acting British Resident, Pahang (1924); British Resident, Perak (1925); British Advisor, Kedah (1925); British Advisor, Kelantan (1930); and Acting Colonial Administrator, Straits Settlements (1933), after which he retired and returned to England, and lived near Stratford-upon-Avon, and then in Leamington Spa. Haynes loaned some of the items he collected in Malaya to the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford in 1939. He was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1950.

                                                                                            5356

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                                                                                              Malay Woven Silk Textile (Kain Tenun)

                                                                                              Malay People, East Coast, Malay Peninsula, Malaysia
                                                                                              early 20th century

                                                                                              186cm x 104cm

                                                                                              Provenance

                                                                                              collected by Alwyn Sidney Haynes (1878-1963), and thence by descent. Haynes was a colonial administrator in Malaya and the Straits Settlements between 1901 and 1934. He held many posts including Acting British Resident, Pahang (1924); British Resident, Perak (1925); British Advisor, Kedah (1925); British Advisor, Kelantan (1930); and Acting Colonial Administrator, Straits Settlements (1933), after which he retired and returned to England, and lived near Stratford-upon-Avon, and then in Leamington Spa. Haynes loaned some of the items he collected in Malaya to the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford in 1939. He was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1950.

                                                                                              5355

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                                                                                                Malay Woven Silk Textile (Kain Tenun)

                                                                                                Malay People, East Coast, Malay Peninsula, Malaysia
                                                                                                early 20th century

                                                                                                81cm x 186cm

                                                                                                Provenance

                                                                                                collected by Alwyn Sidney Haynes (1878-1963), and thence by descent. Haynes was a colonial administrator in Malaya and the Straits Settlements between 1901 and 1934. He held many posts including Acting British Resident, Pahang (1924); British Resident, Perak (1925); British Advisor, Kedah (1925); British Advisor, Kelantan (1930); and Acting Colonial Administrator, Straits Settlements (1933), after which he retired and returned to England, and lived near Stratford-upon-Avon, and then in Leamington Spa. Haynes loaned some of the items he collected in Malaya to the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford in 1939. He was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1950.

                                                                                                5348

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                                                                                                  Malay Jacket (Baju Melayu) of Striped Kain Tenum

                                                                                                  Malay People, Malay Peninsula, probably Johor, Malaysia
                                                                                                  circa 1900

                                                                                                  width from arm to arm: 155cm, length: 71cm

                                                                                                  Reserved

                                                                                                  Provenance

                                                                                                  collected by Alwyn Sidney Haynes (1878-1963), and thence by descent. Haynes was a colonial administrator in Malaya and the Straits Settlements between 1901 and 1934. He held many posts including Acting British Resident, Pahang (1924); British Resident, Perak (1925); British Advisor, Kedah (1925); British Advisor, Kelantan (1930); and Acting Colonial Administrator, Straits Settlements (1933), after which he retired and returned to England, and lived near Stratford-upon-Avon, and then in Leamington Spa. Haynes loaned some of the items he collected in Malaya to the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford in 1939. He was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1950.

                                                                                                  4844

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                                                                                                    Parsi Embroidered Vest (Jhabla)

                                                                                                    Parsi (Parsee) community of Bombay, India.
                                                                                                    19th century

                                                                                                    height: 64cm, width: 57cm

                                                                                                    Provenance

                                                                                                    from the family collection of a Parsi family based in northern England but originally from Bombay, India.

                                                                                                    561

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                                                                                                      Ikat Selendang Cloth

                                                                                                      'Greater Blossom' Clan, Savu, Eastern Indonesia
                                                                                                      late 19th century

                                                                                                      length: 184cm (not including fringe); width: 90cm

                                                                                                      Provenance

                                                                                                      UK art market

                                                                                                      4056

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                                                                                                        Embroidered Akho Gara Sari

                                                                                                        Parsee (Parsi) Surat region, India
                                                                                                        late 19th century

                                                                                                        length: 530cm, width: 120cm

                                                                                                        Provenance

                                                                                                        UK art market

                                                                                                        3817

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                                                                                                          Gold & Coloured Silk Thread & Red Silk ‘Winged Dragon’ Songket

                                                                                                          Malay people, Palembang, Indonesia
                                                                                                          late 19th-early 20th century

                                                                                                          length: 206cm, width: 80cm

                                                                                                          Provenance

                                                                                                          Acquired in the UK, from the estate collection of Dr George Yuille Caldwell (1924-2016). Dr Caldwell, an English-born physician moved to Singapore in the 1950s, from where he built up a collection of mostly Indonesian textiles and other ethnographica.

                                                                                                          3818

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                                                                                                            Malay Gold & Coloured Silk Thread & Red Silk Songket

                                                                                                            Malay people, Palembang, Indonesia or East Coast Malaysia
                                                                                                            late 19th-early 20th century

                                                                                                            length: 203cm, width: 74cm

                                                                                                            Provenance

                                                                                                            Acquired in the UK, from the estate collection of Dr George Yuille Caldwell (1924-2016). Dr Caldwell, an English-born physician moved to Singapore in the 1950s, from where he built up a collection of mostly Indonesian textiles and other ethnographica.

                                                                                                            3821

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                                                                                                              Woman’s Ceremonial Skirt (Tapis Tua) Fragment

                                                                                                              Pubian People, Lampung, South Sumatra, Indonesia
                                                                                                              circa 1920

                                                                                                              length: 114cm, width: 58cm

                                                                                                              Provenance

                                                                                                              Acquired in the UK, from the estate collection of Dr George Yuille Caldwell (1924-2016). Dr Caldwell, an English-born physician moved to Singapore in the 1950s, from where he built up a collection of Indonesian textiles and other ethnographica.

                                                                                                              3829

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                                                                                                                Ceremonial Borneo Iban Pua Textile

                                                                                                                Iban Dayak People, Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia
                                                                                                                circa 1940

                                                                                                                length: 198cm, width: 131cm

                                                                                                                Provenance

                                                                                                                Acquired in the UK, from the estate collection of Dr George Yuille Caldwell (1924-2016). Dr Caldwell, an English-born physician moved to Singapore in the 1950s, from where he built up a collection of mostly Borneo-related textiles and other ethnographica.

                                                                                                                3831

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                                                                                                                  Ceremonial Iban Pua Textile

                                                                                                                  Iban Dayak People, Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia
                                                                                                                  circa 1940

                                                                                                                  length: 258cm, width: 115cm

                                                                                                                  Provenance

                                                                                                                  Acquired in the UK, from the estate collection of Dr George Yuille Caldwell (1924-2016). Dr Caldwell, an English-born physician moved to Singapore in the 1950s, from where he built up a collection of mostly Borneo-related textiles and other ethnographica.

                                                                                                                  3835

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                                                                                                                    Ceremonial Borneo Iban Pua Textile

                                                                                                                    Iban Dayak People, Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia
                                                                                                                    circa 1935

                                                                                                                    length (including fringes): 235cm, width: 98cm

                                                                                                                    Provenance

                                                                                                                    Acquired in the UK, from the estate collection of Dr George Yuille Caldwell (1924-2016). Dr Caldwell, an English-born physician moved to Singapore in the 1950s, from where he built up a collection of mostly Borneo-related textiles and other ethnographica.

                                                                                                                    3838

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                                                                                                                      Ceremonial Pua Borneo Textile

                                                                                                                      Iban Dayak People, Sarawak, Borneo
                                                                                                                      circa 1920

                                                                                                                      length: 241cm, width: 155cm

                                                                                                                      Provenance

                                                                                                                      Acquired in the UK, from the estate collection of Dr George Yuille Caldwell (1924-2016). Dr Caldwell, an English-born physician moved to Singapore in the 1950s, from where he built up a collection of mostly Borneo-related textiles and other ethnographica.

                                                                                                                      3839

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                                                                                                                        Ceremonial Borneo Iban Pua Textile

                                                                                                                        Iban Dayak People, Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia
                                                                                                                        circa 1930

                                                                                                                        length: 230cm, width: 93cm

                                                                                                                        Provenance

                                                                                                                        Acquired in the UK, from the estate collection of Dr George Yuille Caldwell (1924-2016). Dr Caldwell, an English-born physician moved to Singapore in the 1950s, from where he built up a collection of mostly Borneo-related textiles and other ethnographica.

                                                                                                                        3841

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                                                                                                                          Iban Ceremonial Pua Textile

                                                                                                                          Iban Dayak People, Sarawak, Borneo
                                                                                                                          circa 1940

                                                                                                                          length: 209cm, width: 119cm

                                                                                                                          Provenance

                                                                                                                          Acquired in the UK, from the estate collection of Dr George Yuille Caldwell (1924-2016). Dr Caldwell, an English-born physician moved to Singapore in the 1950s, from where he built up a collection of mostly Borneo-related textiles and other ethnographica.

                                                                                                                          3814

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                                                                                                                            Lampung Woman’s Ceremonial Skirt (Tapis Balak)

                                                                                                                            Abung People, Lampung, South Sumatra, Indonesia
                                                                                                                            circa 1920

                                                                                                                            length: 118cm, width: 61cm (these are the dimensions for one side of the double-sided skirt)

                                                                                                                            Provenance

                                                                                                                            Acquired in the UK, from the estate collection of Dr George Yuille Caldwell (1924-2016). Dr Caldwell, an English-born physician moved to Singapore in the 1950s, from where he built up a collection of Indonesian textiles and other ethnographica.

                                                                                                                            3739

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                                                                                                                              Rare Tai Shan Quilted, Woven & Embroidered Jacket

                                                                                                                              Shan, Chin or Related People, Eastern Burma, Northern Thailand or Laos
                                                                                                                              19th century

                                                                                                                              length: 74cm, width: 56cm

                                                                                                                              Provenance

                                                                                                                              private collection, London; art market, Paris.

                                                                                                                              3552

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                                                                                                                                Fine Indian Embroidered Phulkari Textile

                                                                                                                                Western Punjab, India
                                                                                                                                circa 1900

                                                                                                                                length: 237cm, width: 116cm

                                                                                                                                Provenance

                                                                                                                                UK art market

                                                                                                                                3557

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                                                                                                                                  Malay Velvet Wedding Awning with Couching & Applique Work (Tirai)

                                                                                                                                  Malay People, East Coast of Sumatra, Indonesia & Malay Peninsula
                                                                                                                                  mid to late 19th century

                                                                                                                                  length: 193cm, width: 70cm

                                                                                                                                  Reserved

                                                                                                                                  Provenance

                                                                                                                                  UK art market

                                                                                                                                  2127

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                                                                                                                                    Aceh Woman’s Embroidered Vest (Baju Mesirat)

                                                                                                                                    Gayo or Alas People, Central Aceh, Indonesia
                                                                                                                                    early 20th century

                                                                                                                                    width: 38cm, length: 40cm

                                                                                                                                    Provenance

                                                                                                                                    UK private collection

                                                                                                                                    1963

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                                                                                                                                      Indonesian Embroidered Jacket

                                                                                                                                      Kauer People, Lampung, South Sumatra, Indonesia
                                                                                                                                      circa 1900

                                                                                                                                      width: 134cm, length: 29cm

                                                                                                                                      Provenance

                                                                                                                                      UK private collection

                                                                                                                                      1964

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                                                                                                                                        Lampung Embroidered Jacket

                                                                                                                                        Kauer People, Lampung, South Sumatra, Indonesia
                                                                                                                                        circa 1900

                                                                                                                                        width: 141.5cm, length: 31cm

                                                                                                                                        Provenance

                                                                                                                                        UK private collection

                                                                                                                                        1965

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                                                                                                                                          Unusual Lampung Embroidered Jacket

                                                                                                                                          Kauer People, Lampung, South Sumatra, Indonesia
                                                                                                                                          circa 1900

                                                                                                                                          width: 157cm, length: 38cm

                                                                                                                                          Provenance

                                                                                                                                          UK private collection

                                                                                                                                          1966

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                                                                                                                                            Indonesian Lampung Embroidered Jacket

                                                                                                                                            Kauer People, Lampung, South Sumatra, Indonesia
                                                                                                                                            circa 1900

                                                                                                                                            width: 152.5cm, length: 33.5cm

                                                                                                                                            Provenance

                                                                                                                                            UK private collection

                                                                                                                                            1967

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                                                                                                                                              Indonesian Lampung Embroidered Jacket

                                                                                                                                              Kauer People, Lampung, South Sumatra, Indonesia
                                                                                                                                              circa 1900

                                                                                                                                              width: 131cm, length: 32cm

                                                                                                                                              Provenance

                                                                                                                                              UK private collection

                                                                                                                                              1968

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                                                                                                                                                Acehnese Woman’s Embroidered Vest (Baju Mesirat)

                                                                                                                                                Gayo or Alas People, Central Aceh, Indonesia
                                                                                                                                                early 20th century

                                                                                                                                                width: 42cm, length: 43cm

                                                                                                                                                Provenance

                                                                                                                                                UK private collection

                                                                                                                                                1970

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                                                                                                                                                  Thai Hmong Man’s Embroidered Jacket

                                                                                                                                                  Hmong People, Northern Thailand
                                                                                                                                                  First half of the 20th century

                                                                                                                                                  width: 136cm, length: 42cm

                                                                                                                                                  Provenance

                                                                                                                                                  UK private collection

                                                                                                                                                  1971

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                                                                                                                                                    Hmong Man’s Embroidered Jacket

                                                                                                                                                    Hmong People, Northern Thailand
                                                                                                                                                    First half of the 20th century

                                                                                                                                                    width: 136cm, length: 42cm

                                                                                                                                                    Provenance

                                                                                                                                                    UK private collection

                                                                                                                                                    1144

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                                                                                                                                                      Framed, Indian Kutch Silk Embroidered Linen Panel, ex-Lehman Brothers

                                                                                                                                                      Kutch, Northern India
                                                                                                                                                      19th century

                                                                                                                                                      dimensions: 57cm x 58cm

                                                                                                                                                      Provenance

                                                                                                                                                      Lehman Brothers Corporate Collection - the textile was part of the bank's corporate collection prior to its collapse in 2008, and was sold at Christie's in the aftermath of the collapse.