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Timor, Atoni, Textiles, 10

Timor, Atoni, Textiles, 10

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

Timor, Atoni, Textiles, 10 Timor-Atoni-South-Mollo-District–183×99-cm (VB) Atoni or Dawan people Belt or sword band [pilu saluf] for a ritual war leader [meo] early 20th century Timor Indonesia cotton, dyes, beads tapestry weave, twining, supplementary weft wrapping 130.0 (h) x 11.5 (w) cm (NGA) Atoni or Dawan people Head ornament [ilaf] for a ritual war leader […]

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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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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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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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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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Other Kalimantan Textiles, 18

Other Kalimantan Textiles, 18

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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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Pekalongan Traditional Batik, 56

Pekalongan Traditional Batik, 56

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Batik Hipwrap (‘Kain Panjang’) ‘Tulis Hokokai’ (TP) This lively, hand drawn ‘kain panjang’ from Pekalongan is in the style known as ‘hokokai’ from the era of Japanese occupation (1942-45). Also done in the ‘pagi/sore’ or morning/evening style with two distinctly different patterns on each half, it contrasts freeform, floating motifs on the left with rigidly […]

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Tegal Traditional Textiles

Tegal Traditional Textiles

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Woman’s Hip Wrapper (Kain Panjang), Indonesia, Java, Tegal, circa 1930-circa 1935, Hand-drawn wax resist (batik) on machine-woven cotton, synthetic dyes. (LC) Woman’s Hip Wrapper (Sarung), Indonesia, Java, Tegal, circa 1920-circa 1930, Hand-drawn wax resist (batik) on machine-woven cotton, natural dyes . (LC) Woman’s Hip Wrapper (Sarung), Indonesia, Java, Tegal, circa 1930-circa 1935, Hand-drawn wax resist […]

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