Rote Traditional Textiles

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

Locally referred to as lafa (Roti) Handwoven fabric made of cotton. A man’s shoulder cloth consisting of 2 panels. The distrubution of the patterns and fields in a framed composition follows that of the indian trading cloth known as patola. Floral motifs and birds as are usual in Roti. The clear ikat patterns are in cotton-white and some morinda red. The main color is dark blue. Fringes are red. Condition good. Older than 30 years. Size 163 cm x 84 cm Weight 615 gr. (Crus)

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Handwoven fabric made of cotton. The number of panels is two. Cloth of which the design has been borrowed from indian patola cloths, a trading cloth that was brought to this region centuries ago. There are two length parts sewn together. Characteristic is the composition with two terminal rows of triangles, the tumpal motif. The cloth has a center area having vertical (warp direction) stripes dividing the field in bands filled with flower motifs. The extreme border ends have a thin white weft thread. The fringes are red. Condition very good. Appr. 15 years old. Size 88 cm x 168 cm. Weight 372 gr. (Crus)

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

Handwoven fabric made of cotton. The number of panels is two. Cloth of which the design has been borrowed from indian patola cloths, a trading cloth that was brought to this region centuries ago. There are two length parts sewn together. Characteristic is the composition with two terminal rows of triangles, the tumpal motif. The cloth has a center area having vertical (warp direction) stripes dividing the field in bands filled with flower motifs. The extreme border ends have a thin white weft thread. The fringes are red. Condition very good. Appr. 15 years old. Size 152 cm x 91 cm Weight 377 gr. (Crus)

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Locally referred to as pou lote (Roti). Handwoven fabric made of cotton. Black two panel sarong. Eight warp stripes divide the cloth in four wider and three narrower ikat bands. The main ikat motif is the patola cloth derived eight-rayed flower, in Rote calle dula nggeo. The colours used are white, red and yellow. The upper and bottom ends have borders of rows of white ikat triangular (tumpal) motifs. Condition very good. Appr. 15 years old. Size 133 cm x 65 cm. Width is doubled when opened. Weight 411 gr. (Crus)

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Man’s Ceremonial Cloth, Indonesia, Roti Island, 1930-1950, Resist-dyed warp (ikat), plain-weave cotton. (LC)

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Man’s cloth
[lafa]
mid 20th century Roti Indonesia
cotton, natural dyes
warp ikat
73.0 (h) x 200.0 (w) cm (NGA)

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Man’s wrap
[lafa]
20th century Roti Indonesia
cotton, natural dyes
warp ikat
180.0 (h) x 83.0 (w) cm (NGA)

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Child’s skirt
[pou]
20th century Roti Indonesia
cotton, natural dyes
warp ikat
132.0 (h) x 108.0 (w) cm (NGA)

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Man’s cloth
[lafa]
20th century Roti Indonesia
cotton, natural dyes
warp ikat
78.0 (h) x 194.0 (w) cm (NGA)

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Shoulder cloth
early 20th century Roti Indonesia
cotton, natural dyes
warp ikat
50.0 (h) x 102.0 (w) cm (NGA)

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Man’s cloth
20th century Roti Indonesia
cotton, dyes
warp ikat
164.0 (h) x 74.0 (w) cm (NGA)

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Horse blanket
[lafa ina]
early 20th century Roti Indonesia
cotton, natural dyes
warp ikat
179.0 (h) x 89.0 (w) cm (NGA)

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Rotinese people
Woman’s skirt
[pou]
mid 20th century Roti Indonesia
cotton, natural dyes
warp ikat
156.0 (h) x 57.0 (w) cm (NGA)

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Rotinese people
Man’s cloth
[lafa]
20th century Roti Indonesia
cotton, natural dyes
warp ikat
180.0 (h) x 83.0 (w) cm (NGA)

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Ndao or Rotinese people
Woman’s skirt
[pou]
early 20th century Roti Indonesia
cotton, natural dyes
warp ikat
60.0 (h) x 169.0 (w) cm (NGA)

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156×74-cm (LUNA)

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150×53-cm (LUNA)

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