Flores, Belu Traditional Textiles,

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Flores, Belu Traditional Textiles,

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

Tais / Woman’s Ceremonial Tube Skirt, South Belu area of Central Timor Indonesia
Technique: Handspun single ply weft throughout, weft ikat in handspun cotton single ply in the border areas and paired handspun cotton single ply in the center, silk handspun warp stripes, handspun and commercially spun multi colored supplementary weft wrapping.
Description: An extraordinary richly colored ikat center with thin light-colored silk stripes emphasizing the rich tonalities of the ikat. The ends have small swimming creatures and small blocks with a stepped design. The figures appear to float against the rich red background. Condition: Very good; wear on both end selvages Dimensions: 23″ wide x 63″ long ( 0.59 x 1.6 m ) (TG)

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Woman’s Hipwrapper (Sarung), Indonesia, Timor, Belu region, Manlea district, Tetum people, first half of 20th century, Plain weave cotton with warp ikat and decorative stitching (LC)

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Tetum people
Woman’s ceremonial skirt
[tais] with stylised human figures and horses
mid 20th century South Belu region Timor Indonesia
cotton, dyes
supplementary weft wrapping, supplementary warp weave
cylinder 114.4 (h) x 59.4 (w) cm (NGA)

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Tetum people
Ceremonial regalia
[ilaf or vilu bokof] of a ritual warrior [meo]
early 20th century south Belu region Timor Indonesia
cotton, dyes, string
tapestry weave, twining, supplementary weft wrapping
69.4 (h) x 29.2 (w) cm (NGA)

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Tetum people
Woman’s ceremonial skirt
[tais]
19th century South Belu region Timor Indonesia
cotton, silk, natural dyes
supplementary weft wrapping
opened cylinder 172.0 (h) x 117.6 (w) cm (NGA)

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Tetum people
Man’s bag for betel nut accoutrements
[fune mama]
mid 20th century Besikama district South Belu region Timor Indonesia
cotton, natural dyes, beads, bone, ivory, shells
supplementary weft wrapping, twining, applique
63.0 (h) x 22.0 (w) cm (NGA)

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Tetum people
Royal horse blanket
19th century South Belu region Timor Indonesia
cotton, silk, natural dyes
warp ikat, supplementary weft wrapping
215.0 (h) x 100.0 (w) cm (NGA)

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

Tetum people
Woman’s ceremonial skirt
[tais]
early 20th century South Belu region Timor Indonesia
cotton, natural dyes, silk, gold thread
supplementary warp weave, supplementary weft wrapping
cylinder 152.0 (h) x 63.0 (w) cm (NGA)

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Belu (LUNA)

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