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Mamasa Traditional Textiles

Mamasa Traditional Textiles

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

Mamasa Traditional Textiles Bag, probably for betel nut accoutrements c1900 Mamasa district Sulawesi Indonesia cotton supplementary weft wrapping, tablet weave white cotton fabric 26.0 (h) x 25.0 (w) cm (NGA) Decorative band for a tunic or skirt c1900 Mamasa district Sulawesi Indonesia cotton tablet weave 84.0 (h) x 27.5 (w) cm (NGA) Band c.1905 Mamasa […]

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Moluccas-textiles Kisar, 15 moluccas-textiles

Moluccas-textiles Kisar, 15 moluccas-textiles

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

Moluccas-textiles Kisar, 15 moluccas-textiles Kisar ikat sarong- Strong ikat (IK) Young woman’s tube-skirt, Kisar or Luang, Southern Maluku, early 20th century, warp ikat patterning on local hand-spun cotton, natural and aniline dyes. The motifs of Kisar and Luang textiles are patently archaic, reflecting the persistence of ancient traditions that shape these island cultures. At left, […]

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Flores, Belu Traditional Textiles,

Flores, Belu Traditional Textiles,

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Flores, Belu Traditional Textiles, 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 […]

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Rembang Traditional Textiles

Rembang Traditional Textiles

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

Woman’s Shoulder Cloth (Selendang Lok Can), Indonesia, Java, Rembang, circa 1900-1910, Hand-drawn wax resist (batik) on machine-woven silk, natural dyes . (LC) Shoulder cloth [selendang or kain tanah liat] Rembang district Java Indonesia silk, natural dyes batik including fringe 49.0 (h) x 162.0 (w) cm Not signed. Not dated. (NGA) Javanese people Woman’s shoulder cloth […]

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Other Java Textiles 71

Other Java Textiles 71

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Javanese Batik Sarong Mid-20th century (M) Wax resist on cotton. Block printed. 31″x 76.” $145 Jepara Ikat Cover (M) Contemporary. 47″x 88″ Warp ikat. Cotton. This is a new piece, in a traditional style. You are seeing all but about 5 inches at the top end of this piece in the photo. $145 Jepara Ikat […]

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Sumbawa Traditional Textiles

Sumbawa Traditional Textiles

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16 Sumbawa Sarong Sumbawa, 34″x 46″ (M) Cotton tubular skirt with silver brocading. The back is patterned all over with small rosettes. This early 20th century weaving is in good condition, with a couple of small repairs. $385 Kr矁lang nobleman’s skirt cloth, Semawa people, Sumbawa Island, early to mid-20th century, silver supplementary weft patterning on […]

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Flores, Manggarai traditional textiles 11

Flores, Manggarai traditional textiles 11

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Flores, Manggarai traditional textiles 11 Provenance is Manggarai. Locally referred to as lipa songk笠Handwoven fabric made of cotton. Consists of two panels sewn together. Partly handsoun. Sarong for men and women. Manggarai, District of Lambaleda. The cotton used was handspun, but not the colored threads, which are synthetical. One half has only rows of rhomb […]

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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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