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East Timor  traditional textiles

East Timor traditional textiles

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

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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Semarang Traditional  batik

Semarang Traditional batik

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

Woman’s Hip Wrapper (Sarung), Indonesia, Java, Semarang, circa 1860-circa 1867, Hand-drawn wax resist (batik) on machine-woven cotton, natural dyes . (LC) Woman’s Hip Wrapper (Sarung Bang Biru Hijau), Indonesia, Java, Semarang, circa 1880, Hand-drawn wax resist (batik) on machine-woven cotton, natural dyes . (LC) Woman’s Hip Wrapper (Sarung Kepala Pasung), Indonesia, Java, Semarang, circa 1900, […]

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Batik Artist: Kangjeng Wonogiri

Batik Artist: Kangjeng Wonogiri

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Kangjeng Wonogiri dyer born Java 1875 /1895 – 1968/1972 Skirt cloth [kain panjang] Batik with ukel satriomanah design mid 20th century Surakarta Java Indonesia cotton, dyes batik 102.6 (h) x 251.8 (w) cm (NGA) Kangjeng Wonogiri dyer born Java 1875 /1895 – 1968/1972 Nyai Tumenggung Mardusari Court of The Mangkunegaran Surakarta Java Indonesia born Indonesia […]

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Toraja Traditional Textiles

Toraja Traditional Textiles

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

Toraja Traditional Textiles Large Toraja sekomandi style (IK) Toraja Sa’dan-Toraja-211×47-cm (VB) Sa’dan-Toraja (VB) Toraja people Ceremonial hanging and shroud [pori lonjong] early 20th century Sulawesi Indonesia cotton, natural dyes warp ikat 132.5 (h) x 434.0 (w) cm (NGA) Toraja people Sacred banner [pio puang; cawat cindalo; topu bate] 19th-20th century Sulawesi Indonesia cotton, natural dyes […]

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Batik Artists

Batik Artists

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

Woman’s Hip Wrapper (Kain Panjang Pagi Sore), The Kwie Tjoen (Indonesia, Java) (Artist), circa 1960 – circa 1970, Hand-drawn wax resist (batik) on machine-woven cotton, synthetic dyes, waxed signature. (LC) A. J. F. Jans (Indonesia, Java, circa 1850 – circa 1920) Woman’s Hip Wrapper (Sarung), circa 1900 Textile, Hand-drawn wax resist (batik) on machine-woven cotton, […]

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Java North Coast Traditional Textiles 33

Java North Coast Traditional Textiles 33

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

Sarong batik pasisir, woman’s skirt cloth, North Coast of Java, early to mid-20th century, hand-drawn batik on imported cotton, natural and aniline dyes. The composition, as was traditional in this area, drew inspiration from Dutch botanical illustrations. They strange hybrid tulips on the body of the cloth are quintessentially Dutch, and interestingly, are drawn on […]

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Batik Artist: Eliza van Zuylen, 15

Batik Artist: Eliza van Zuylen, 15

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

Woman’s Hip Wrapper (Kain Panjang), Eliza Charlotte (Lies) van Zuylen (Indonesia, Java, 1863 – 1947), circa 1900, Hand-drawn wax resist on machine-woven cotton, natural dyes, waxed and stamped signature. (LC) Woman’s Hip Wrapper (Sarung Kelengan Dlorong Buketan, Sarung Porselen), Eliza Charlotte (Lies) van Zuylen (Indonesia, Java, 1863 – 1947), circa 1900, Hand-drawn wax resist (batik) […]

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Flores, Sikka Traditional Textiles

Flores, Sikka Traditional Textiles

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

Flores, Sikka Traditional Textiles Provenance is Sikka. Locally referred to as ‘utang mitang (sikka). Handwoven fabric made of cotton Consists of two panels sewn together. A ‘black’ cloth. The overall color of this two panel cotton sarong is indigo blue. Each panel contains a wide ikat band and a narrower one. The main motif is […]

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