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Cirebon Traditional batik, 30

Cirebon Traditional batik, 30

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

Batik for mystical use, Cirebon, West Java, early to mid-20th century, hand-drawn batik on imported cotton, natural and aniline dyes. This cloth was used by a shamanic healer to induce the proper state of mind for mystical practices, and proabably also to impress the people who came to him for assistance. The motifs include kris […]

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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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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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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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East Kalimantan Textiles, 2

East Kalimantan Textiles, 2

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

East Kalimantan Textiles, 2 Benuaq people Ceremonial textile [tawit’ng doyo] 19th century east Kalimantan Indonesia doyo fibre (Curculigo latifolia), natural dyes warp ikat 207.0 (h) x 98.0 (w) cm . (NGA) Benuaq people Woman’s skirt [ulap doyo] c.1990 east Kalimantan Indonesia cotton, doyo fibre (curliglia latifolia), dyes warp ikat, applique 198.0 (h) x 82.5 (w) […]

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Madura Traditional  batik 6

Madura Traditional batik 6

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Skirt cloth [kain panjang] with ganggong pattern Madura Indonesia cotton, dyes hand-drawn batik (NGA) Skirt [kain sarong] with Kapal Belanda pattern Madura Indonesia cotton, dyes hand-drawn batik (NGA) Skirt [kain sarong] in sarong form with oyot-oyotan pattern late 19th-20th century Madura Indonesia cotton, dyes hand-drawn batik 105.4 (h) x 189 (w) cm (NGA) Skirt [kain […]

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Savu Traditional Textiles

Savu Traditional Textiles

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Savu Traditional Textiles Savu Tubedress ‘Ei Raja’ (TP) This lovely old ‘ei raja’ tubedress comprises two pieces handsewn together in the middle of the tube and then joined along one side, and is patterned with warp ikat, as well as supplementary warp designs. The specific designs and layout indicate it to be for a member […]

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Moluccas Tanimbar Islands Traditional Textiles

Moluccas Tanimbar Islands Traditional Textiles

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

Moluccas Tanimbar Islands Traditional Textiles Tanimbar Woman’s skirt 19th century Tanimbar Indonesia cotton warp ikat (NGA) Woman’s skirt early mid 20th century Tanimbar Indonesia cotton, natural dyes warp ikat 126.0 (h) x 182.0 (w) cm (NGA)

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