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Buginese Traditional Textiles, 14

Buginese Traditional Textiles, 14

Written by on October 1, 2010 in Sulawesi Textiles with 0 Comments

Buginese Textiles, Traditional Textiles Kain Sarong men’s skirt cloth, Buginese people, South Sulawesi, early to mid-20th century, weft ikat patterning on silk, aniline dyes, flat textile sewn into a tube (can be opened up). At left, a Bugis weaver in Makassar, ca. 1900. (MT) Kain Sarong men’s skirt cloth, Bugis people, South Sulawesi, early to […]

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Rote Traditional Textiles

Rote Traditional Textiles

Written by on October 1, 2010 in Nusatenggara Textiles with 0 Comments

17 Roti 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 […]

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Kaili Traditional Textiles 8

Kaili Traditional Textiles 8

Written by on October 1, 2010 in Sulawesi Textiles with 0 Comments

Kaili Traditional Textiles To Kali people Woman’s tunic [halili petondu] early 20th century Bada or Kulawi district Sulawesi Indonesia commercial cotton cloth, bark cloth, mica bark beating, applique, embroidery 79.0 (h) x 58.0 (w) cm (NGA) To Bada or To Kaili people Man’s head cloth [siga] c.1900 Bada or Kulawi district Sulawesi Indonesia bark cloth, […]

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West Sumba Traditional Textiles

West Sumba Traditional Textiles

Written by on October 1, 2010 in Nusatenggara Textiles with 0 Comments

West Sumba Traditional Textiles Lau woman’s tube-skirt, Kodi, West Sumba, mid-20th century, warp ikat patterning on cotton, natural and aniline dyes. If you appreciate the strong rhythm and pattern of this cloth, consider visiting the website of the Sumba Foundation, who are doing exemplary work on this poverty-stricken island to eradicate malaria, improve education and […]

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Moluccas Ternate Traditional Textiless, 15

Moluccas Ternate Traditional Textiless, 15

Written by on October 1, 2010 in Maluku Textiles with 0 Comments

Moluccas Ternate Traditional Textiless, 15 Ternate-108×77-cm (LUNA) Ternate-119.0-cm-by-84.0-cm (LUNA)

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Buleleng Textiles, 10

Buleleng Textiles, 10

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

Buleleng Traditional Textiles Kain Endek, ceremonial textile, Buleleng Regency, North Bali, first quarter 20th century or earlier, weft ikat on silk, natural dyes. The temple gate of Pura Beji Sangsit in Buleleng typifies the artistic exuberance of Buleleng, as does this endek textile with its bold pattern and colour palette. (MT) Lamak Endek, ceremonial runner, […]

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Sanggihe-Talaud  Traditional Textiles

Sanggihe-Talaud Traditional Textiles

Written by on October 1, 2010 in Sulawesi Textiles with 0 Comments

Sanggihe-Talaud  Traditional Textiles Woven cloth Sangihe-Talaud Indonesia koffo fibre supplementary weft weave 69.0 (h) x 102.0 (w) cm (NGA) Ceremonial mat and hanging [tepike or hote] late 18th – early 19th century Sangihe-Talaud Indonesia abaca fibre, cotton supplementary weft weave 55.0 (h) x 834.0 (w) cm (NGA) Room-divider, hanging or mat [hote; tepike] 1850-1900 Sangihe-Talaud […]

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Other Kalimantan Textiles, 18

Other Kalimantan Textiles, 18

Written by on October 1, 2010 in Kalimantan Textiles with 0 Comments

Other Kalimantan Textiles, 18 Borneo Pua Early 20thC. Turtle motif Indonesia 19th-20th c.; Early 20thC textile; ikat natural dyes on cotton 58″ x 88″ A fine example of the Borneo Pua (traditional ritual cloth of the Dayak). Excellent condition, clear and bright; some small holes (see main image top right), some organic staining on edges. […]

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