Alor Islands, Adonara Traditional Textiles

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Alor Islands, Adonara Traditional Textiles

Traditional Textiles Indonesia, indonesia, fabrics, clothes,textiles, tribal, Handwoven fabric, weavings, batik, sarong, ikat, sonket, Nusatenggara, NTT, Adonara

Locally referred to as kewatek. Handwoven fabric made of cotton. Consists of two panels sewn together. The main color is dark pink. A large center part has colored bands. The end sections are decorated with many bands of various colors and widths, of which five contain pink decorations in supplementary weft technique. There are dark violet endborders. Condition very good. Older than 15 years. Size 130 x 71 cm. Width is doubled when opened. Weight 570 gr. (Crus)

Traditional Textiles Indonesia, indonesia, fabrics, clothes,textiles, tribal, Handwoven fabric, weavings, batik, sarong, ikat, sonket, Nusatenggara, NTT, Adonara

Locally referred to as kewatek. Handwoven fabric made of cotton. Consists of two panels sewn together. The yarns used were handspun. A heavy two-panel woman’s sarong. Eastern Adonara. All yarns are handspun. The main color is very dark indigo. A striped body with plain stripes in various shades of indigo. Near the ends there are three wide plain bands in red white and blue. The colors are from natural dyes. Condition very good. Older than 20 years. Size 128 cm x 63,5 cm. Width is doubled when opened. Weight 743 gr. (Crus)

Traditional Textiles Indonesia, indonesia, fabrics, clothes,textiles, tribal, Handwoven fabric, weavings, batik, sarong, ikat, sonket, Nusatenggara, NTT, Adonara

Locally referred to as kewatek. Handwoven fabric made of cotton. Consists of two panels sewn together. Wide sarong with many colored bands in warp direction. The bright colored bands are made in a supplementary warp weave and contain a kind of meandering motifs. The spaces between the bright colored bands are filled with groups of white, blaue and red stripes on a black background. Condition very good. Older than 20 years. Size 131 x 88,5 cm. Width is doubled when opened. Weight 466 gr. (Crus)

Traditional Textiles Indonesia, indonesia, fabrics, clothes,textiles, tribal, Handwoven fabric, weavings, batik, sarong, ikat, sonket, Nusatenggara, NTT, Adonara

Locally referred to as kewatek. Handwoven fabric made of cotton. Consists of two panels sewn together. The yarns used were handspun. The heavy sarong contains a striped middle field and two banded decorated end fields. The striped central area has orange stripes on a black brown striped background. The decorated end fields have an ikat band and a number of bright colored plain stripes of which the yellow one is the most striking. The ikat band consists of five ikat stripes. Most of the yarns are colored with natural dyes. Condition very good. Older than 20 years. Size 134 cm x 67,5 cm Width is doubled when opened. Weight 863 gr. (Crus)

Traditional Textiles Indonesia, indonesia, fabrics, clothes,textiles, tribal, Handwoven fabric, weavings, batik, sarong, ikat, sonket, Nusatenggara, NTT, Adonara

Locally referred to as kewatek. Handwoven fabric made of cotton. Consists of two panels sewn together. The yarns used were handspun. The heavy sarong contains a striped middle field and two banded decorated end fields. The striped central area has orange and pink stripes on a black brown striped background. The decorated end fields have an ikat band and a number of bright colored plain stripes of which the orange one is the most striking. The ikat band consists of good sharp ikat work with brown red and white motifs on a darker brown background. Most of the yarns are colored with natural dyes. Condition very good. Older than 20 years. Size 135 x 63 cm. Width is doubled when opened. Weight 696 gr. (Crus)

Traditional Textiles Indonesia, indonesia, fabrics, clothes,textiles, tribal, Handwoven fabric, weavings, batik, sarong, ikat, sonket, Nusatenggara, NTT, Adonara

Locally referred to as kewatek. Handwoven fabric made of cotton. Consists of two panels sewn together. The yarns used were handspun. The heavy sarong contains a striped middle field and two banded decorated end fields. The striped central area has bright green and bright blue stripes on a blue black red striped background. The decorated end fields have an ikat band and a number of bright colored plain stripes of which the yellow green and pink stripe group is the most important. The ikat band consists of good sharp ikat work with brown red, white and l;ight indigo motifs on a darker brown background. Yarns used for the ikat part colored with natural dyes. Condition very good. Appr. 25 – 40 years old. Size 55,5 cm x 144,5 cm. Double. Weight 765 gr. (Crus)

Traditional Textiles Indonesia, indonesia, fabrics, clothes,textiles, tribal, Handwoven fabric, weavings, batik, sarong, ikat, sonket, Nusatenggara, NTT, Adonara

Locally referred to as kewatek. Handwoven fabric made of cotton. Consists of two panels sewn together. The yarns used were handspun. The heavy sarong contains a striped middle field and two banded decorated end fields. The striped central area has narrow bands bordered by stripes all in bright colors. The background has brown and black plain stripes. The decorated end fields have an ikat band and a number of bright colored plain stripes. The ikat band consists of five ikat stripes. Most of the yarns are colored with natural dyes. Condition very good. Older than 20 years. Size 116 cm x 61,5 cm. Width is doubled when opened. Weight 566 gr .(Crus)

Traditional Textiles Indonesia, indonesia, fabrics, clothes,textiles, tribal, Handwoven fabric, weavings, batik, sarong, ikat, sonket, Nusatenggara, NTT, Adonara

Locally referred to as kewatek. Handwoven fabric made of cotton. Consists of two panels sewn together. The yarns used were handspun. The heavy sarong contains a striped middle field and two banded decorated end fields. This striped central area has black narrow plain stripes on a brown background and bands with bright blue and pink. The decorated end fields have an ikat band and a number of bright colored plain stripes. The ikat band has fine ikat motifs on a brown background. Most of the yarns are colored with natural dyes. Condition very good. Older than 20 years. Size 129 cm x 62,5 cm Width is doubled when opened. Weight 830 gr. (Crus)

Traditional Textiles Indonesia, indonesia, fabrics, clothes,textiles, tribal, Handwoven fabric, weavings, batik, sarong, ikat, sonket, Nusatenggara, NTT, Adonara

Locally referred to as kewatek. Handwoven fabric made of cotton. Consists of two panels sewn together. The main color is dark pink. A large center part has colored bands. The end sections are decorated with many bands of various colors and widths, of which five contain pink decorations in supplementary weft technique. There are dark violet endborders. Condition very good. Older than 15 years. Size 134 cm x 72 cm. Width is doubled when opened. Weight 570 gr. (Crus)

Traditional Textiles Indonesia, indonesia, fabrics, clothes,textiles, tribal, Handwoven fabric, weavings, batik, sarong, ikat, sonket, Nusatenggara, NTT, Adonara

Handwoven fabric made of cotton. A bright colored shoulder cloth with pink as the most predominant color. The cloth has a number of symmetrically arranged colored bands in warp direction. The middle band is the most imprtant band. This band and four narrower bands are decorated with pink dots and motifs in supplementary warp weave on a black background. There are brown and dark pink plain bands. Borders are green. Condition very good. Older than 20 years. Size 104 x 26,5 cm. Weight 85 gr. (Crus)

Traditional Textiles Indonesia, indonesia, fabrics, clothes,textiles, tribal, Handwoven fabric, weavings, batik, sarong, ikat, sonket, Nusatenggara, NTT, Adonara

Handwoven fabric made of cotton. The cloth has a number of symmetrically arranged colored bands in warp direction. The middle band is the most imprtant band. This band and four narrower bands are decorated with pink dots and motifs in supplementary warp weave on a black background. There are brownk and purple plain bands. Borders are blue. Condition very good. Older than 20 years. Size 104 x 26,5 cm. Weight 85 gr. (Crus)

Traditional Textiles Indonesia, indonesia, fabrics, clothes,textiles, tribal, Handwoven fabric, weavings, batik, sarong, ikat, sonket, Nusatenggara, NTT, Adonara

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