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Batik Stamp

Batik Stamp

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East Kalimantan Textiles, 2

East Kalimantan Textiles, 2

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East Kalimantan Textiles, 2 Benuaq people Ceremonial textile [tawit’ng doyo] 19th century east Kalimantan Indonesia doyo fibre (Curculigo latifolia), natural dyes warp ikat 207.0 (h) x 98.0 (w) cm . (NGA) Benuaq people Woman’s skirt [ulap doyo] c.1990 east Kalimantan Indonesia cotton, doyo fibre (curliglia latifolia), dyes warp ikat, applique 198.0 (h) x 82.5 (w) […]

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Savu Traditional Textiles

Savu Traditional Textiles

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Savu Traditional Textiles Savu Tubedress ‘Ei Raja’ (TP) This lovely old ‘ei raja’ tubedress comprises two pieces handsewn together in the middle of the tube and then joined along one side, and is patterned with warp ikat, as well as supplementary warp designs. The specific designs and layout indicate it to be for a member […]

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Kalumpang Traditional Textiles 21

Kalumpang Traditional Textiles 21

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Kalumpang Traditional Textile Woman’s tunic [kaya be or baju be] early 20th century Kalumpang district Sulawesi Indonesia cotton fabric, shells, beads, woollen felt applique 43.0 (h) x 73.0 (w) cm (NGA) Ceremonial hanging and shroud c.1905 Kalumpang district Sulawesi Indonesia cotton warp ikat 144.0 (h) x 249.0 (w) cm (NGA) Ceremonial textile, possibly woman’s skirt […]

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Timor Traditional Textiles

Timor Traditional Textiles

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Timor Traditional Textiles Man’s Mantle / Blanket Timor (TP) From Ayotupas in the southern highlands of West Timor this handsome, three panel men’s mantle/blanket was created on a backstrap loom using a time-consuming, warp-wrapping technique called ‘buna’. The handspun cotton threads are colored by natural dyes, with a handsome indigo blue in the largest bands. […]

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Alor Traditional Textiles

Alor Traditional Textiles

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Alor Traditional Textiles 3 Alor Handwoven fabric made of cotton. Consists of two panels sewn together. The yarns used were handspun. Festive or ceremonial sarong. The dark blue middle section of this two-panel sarong is traversed by bright blue warp stripes. On each of the outer panels a wide ikat band with geometric patterns in […]

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Batik Artist: Njo Tan Sing Ing

Batik Artist: Njo Tan Sing Ing

Written by on October 1, 2010 in Java Textile with 0 Comments

Nj. Lie Eng Soen (Indonesia, Java (?)), Lie Eng Soen (Indonesia, Java) Woman’s Hip Wrapper (Kain Panjang Pagi Sore), circa 1950-circa 1960 Textile, Hand-drawn wax resist (batik) on machine-woven cotton, synthetic dyes, waxed signature, 42 x 98 1/2 in. (106.7 x 250.1 cm) Inger McCabe Elliott Collection (M.91.184.71) (CJB) Nj. Gan Sam Gie (Indonesia, Java […]

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East Timor  traditional textiles

East Timor traditional textiles

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18 East Timor Sarong (M) Cotton warp ikat with sungkit borders. 32″x 37½.” This tubular skirt has meticulous weft-wrapped details in the borders and very fine ikat. The back is identical. It is in excellent condition. The side seam could be opened to display a piece twice this size, if desired….. $485 An interesting east […]

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