Alor Islands, Solor Traditional Textiles

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Alor Islands, Solor Traditional Textiles

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

Handwoven fabric made of cotton. Shouldercloth woven from handspun threads in dark indigo blue. Thin warp and weft stripes produce a checked pattern. The colors are from natural dyes. Condition very good. Older than 20 years. Size 52,5 cm x 124 cm. Weight 350 gr. (Crus)

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

Locally referred to as kewatek mean. Handwoven fabric made of cotton. Consists of two panels sewn together. The yarns used were handspun. This red sarong, which has served as a brideswealth gift, contains a large number of ikat bands with white (cotton color) ikat motifs on a dark brown background. This dark brown ia obtained by dyeing with indigo and morinda red. Between these bands there are groups of three ikat dot stripes. Near the borders there is a wide ikat band with a patola inspired satr motif. The colors are from natural dyes. Condition very good. Older than 30 years. Size 139cm x 64,5 cm. Width is doubled when opened. Weight 803 gr. (Crus)

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

Locally referred to as kewatek. Handwoven fabric made of cotton. Consists of two panels sewn together. The unwoven part of the warp has not been cut. The sarong contains a striped middle field and two banded decorated end fields. This striped central area has three stripe groups on a black background. The stripe groups have a wide pink band in the middle. The decorated end fields have one ikat band with good sharp ikat diamond motifs. These bands are bordered and flanked by plain stripes in bright colors. More outwards, to the borders, there is a wide black band. Condition very good. Older than 15 years. Size 113,5 x 45 cm. Width is doubled when opened. Weight 385 gr. (Crus)

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

Locally referred to as kewatek. Handwoven fabric made of cotton. Consists of two panels sewn together. The unwoven part of the warp has not been cut. The sarong contains a striped middle field and two banded decorated end fields. This striped central area has three stripe groups on a brown background. The stripe groups have a wide pink band in the middle. The decorated end fields have one ikat band with good sharp ikat diamond motifs. These bands are bordered and flanked by plain stripes in bright colors. More outwards, to the borders, there is a wide brown band. Condition very good. Older than 15 years. Size 123 cm x 125 cm. Width is doubled when opened. Weight 396 gr. (Crus)

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

Locally referred to as kewatek. Handwoven fabric made of cotton. Consists of two panels sewn together. The unwoven part of the warp has not been cut. The sarong contains a black middle field with colored bands and two banded decorated end fields. This central area has three stripe groups of which two have an ikat band in the middle. The decorated end fields have one main ikat band and a number of plain bands, all bordered by narrow plain stripes. The ikat band contains an ikat motif. More outwards, to the borders, there is a wide black band. Condition very good. Older than 15 years. Size 132,5 cm x 65 cm. Width is doubled when opened. Weight 433 gr. (Crus)

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

Locally referred to as kewatek. Handwoven fabric made of cotton. Consists of two panels sewn together. Made in northern Solor or southern Adonara. The sarong contains a striped middle field and two banded decorated end fields. This striped central area has groups of three narrow plain pink stripes and blue stripes on a black background. The decorated end fields have one main ikat band with ikat diamond and other motifs. These bands are bordered by wide plain stripes in bright colors. Condition very good. Older than 15 years. Size 124 cm x 70 cm. Width is doubled when opened. Weight 420 gr. (Crus)

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

Locally referred to as kewatek. Handwoven fabric made of cotton. Consists of two panels sewn together. Made in northern Solor or southern Adonara. The sarong contains a striped middle field and two banded decorated end fields. This striped central area has pink, yellow and black plain stripes and narrow ikat stripes against a brown background. The decorated end fields have two ikat bands with ikat motifs on a brown background. One of the ikat bands is bordered by two remarquable wide yellow plain bands. Condition very good. Older than 20 years. Size 153 cm x 63,5 cm Width is doubled when opened. Weight 595 gr. (Crus)

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

Locally referred to as kewatek. Handwoven fabric made of cotton. Consists of two panels sewn together. The unwoven part of the warp has not been cut. The sarong contains a black middle field with colored bands and two banded decorated end fields. This central area has three stripe groups of which two have an ikat band in the middle. The decorated end fields have one main ikat band and a number of plain bands, all bordered by narrow plain stripes. The ikat band contains an ikat diamond motif. More outwards, to the borders, there is a wide black band. Condition very good. Older than 15 years. Size 138 cm x 63 cm. Width is doubled when opened. Weight 412 gr.(Crus)

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

Locally referred to as kewatek. Handwoven fabric made of cotton. Consists of two panels sewn together. The unwoven part of the warp has not been cut. The sarong contains a striped middle field and two banded decorated end fields. This striped central area has narrow plain black stripes, pink and orange stripes in supplementary warp and narrow ikat dot stripes. The decorated end fields have an ikat band with ikat diamond and other motifs. These bands are bordered by various types of plain stripes in bright colors. Condition very good. Older than 15 years. Size 126 cm x 71,5 cm. Width is doubled when opened. Weight 417 gr. (Crus)

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

Locally referred to as kewatek. Handwoven fabric made of cotton. Consists of two panels sewn together. Made in northern Solor or southern Adonara. The unwoven part of the warp has not been cut. The middle section has five colored plain bands and six narrow bands in supplementary warp technique. The background is dark violet. The end parts contain an ikat band flanked by many narrow colored plain stripes, two narrow bands with supplementary warp and a few ikat stripes. More outwards, to the borders, there is a wide black band. Condition very good. Older than 15 years. Size 142 cm x 64,5 cm. Width is doubled when opened. Weight 443 gr. (Crus)

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

Handwoven fabric made of cotton. A small pink cloth with four ikat design bands that are bordered by narrow plain stripes. The lozenge shaped ikat motifs are white on a brown background. Condition very good. Older than 15 years. Size 47 cm x 96 cm. Weight 127 gr. (Crus)

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