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Lasem Traditional batik 45

Lasem Traditional batik 45

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

Batik Hipwrap (‘Kain Panjang’) (TP) Probably made in Lasem, on Java’s north coast, this handsome old batik resembles the ones done for the Sumatra market in coloration and ‘kepala’ design, but not in the designs in the central field. Done in a combination of hand-drawn (‘tulis’) and stamp (‘tjap’) techniques, the patterns include phoenixes, butterflies […]

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West Kalimantan Textiles 13

West Kalimantan Textiles 13

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

West Kalimantan Textiles 13 Maloh people Ceremonial jacket [sape buri] west Kalimantan Indonesia cotton, dyes, shells, felt, sequins, beads applique, bead-work 52.0 (h) x 43.0 (w) cm . (NGA) Maloh people Woman’s ceremonial skirt [kain manik] 20th century west Kalimantan Indonesia cotton, dyes, beads warp ikat, applique, bead-work 55.5 (h) x 47.0 (w) cm . […]

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Bada Traditional Textiles, 5

Bada Traditional Textiles, 5

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

Bada Traditional Textiles,  5 Siga / Man’s Headcloth To Bada people, Bada District, Central Sulawesi Early 20th century #16896 Technique: Barkcloth with pigments Description: The composition moves out from in mirror image from a central diamond and tangential orange diamonds. Comment: The center motif may represent sirih leaves used in betel-nut chewing, the other designs […]

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Batik Artist: Oey Soe Tjoen, 6

Batik Artist: Oey Soe Tjoen, 6

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

Oey Soe Tjoen (Indonesia, Java, 1901 – 1975) Woman’s Hip Wrapper (Kain Panjang), 1982 Textile, Hand-drawn wax resist (batik) on machine-woven cotton, synthetic dyes, 40 1/2 x 102 in. (103 x 259 cm) Inger McCabe Elliott Collection (M.91.184.300) (CJB) Oey Soe Tjoen (Indonesia, Java, 1901 – 1975) Woman’s Hip Wrapper (Sarung), circa 1950 Textile, Hand-drawn […]

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Flores Traditional Textiles

Flores Traditional Textiles

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

Flores Traditional Textiles Flores Lawo Butu Ikat sarong with beadwork (IK) Flores Lawo Butu – Blue ikat sarong w/horses. 198cm x 80 (tube). (IK) Ilimandiri: ikat sarong, indigo/cotton. (IK) Ilimandiri: ikat sarong, indigo/cotton. (IK) A second similar patola,in a more typical red tone; also found in Flores, with basket motif. Viewed doubled over. (IK) East […]

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Alor Islands, Solor Traditional Textiles

Alor Islands, Solor Traditional Textiles

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Alor Islands, Solor Traditional Textiles 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) Locally referred to as […]

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Flores, Lio Traditional Textiles 31

Flores, Lio Traditional Textiles 31

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Flores, Lio Traditional Textiles 31 Flores Tubedress ‘Lawo Luka Semba’ or ‘Lawo Sinde’ (TP) From the Lio district of eastern Flores, this woman’s warp ikat tubedress is known as ‘lawo sinde’ or ‘lawo luka semba’. Textiles with this patterning are considered to be of the highest status and are worn only by members of the […]

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Yogja Traditional  batik

Yogja Traditional batik

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32 Yokjakarta Batik Hipwrap (‘Kain Panjang’) (TP) From Yogyakarta, this hand drawn (tulis) batik utilizes a softly contrasting palette of dark indigo and soft yellow/green on white. The distinctive winglike motifs are reminiscent of the famous design from Yogya of Garuda’s wings, but the body is lost in overlapping floral and leaf forms. Scalloped diamond […]

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