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Timor, Atoni, Textiles, 10

Timor, Atoni, Textiles, 10

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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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Java Central Traditional Textiles

Java Central Traditional Textiles

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

24 Java Central Kain Panjang Batik Soga, Central Java, mid-20th century, hand-drawn batik on imported cotton, natural dyes (indigo and soga, which is a dye from the root-bark of morinda citrifolia, known as “Noni” in the South Pacific). Early 19th century illustration, showing various ways batik kain panjang was worn in Java. (MT) Kain Panjang […]

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Batik Artist: Oei Khing Liem

Batik Artist: Oei Khing Liem

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Woman’s Hip Wrapper (Sarung), Oei Khing Liem (Indonesia, Java), 1937, Hand-drawn wax resist (batik) on machine-woven cotton, synthetic dyes, waxed signatur. (LC) Woman’s Hip Wrapper (Sarung), Oei Khing Liem (Indonesia, Java), circa 1910, Hand-drawn wax resist on machine-woven cotton, synthetic dyes, waxed signature . (LC) Woman’s Hip Wrapper (Sarung Dlorong Buketan), Oei Khing Liem (Indonesia, […]

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East Sumba traditional textiles

East Sumba traditional textiles

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East Sumba Traditional Textiles Sumbanese people Man’s cloth [hinggi kombu] early 20th century East Sumba Sumba Indonesia cotton, natural dyes (including kombu and indigo) warp ikat, weft twining, staining 304.0 (h) x 127.0 (w) cm (NGA) Sumbanese people Belt 19th century East Sumba Sumba Indonesia cotton supplementary weft weave 79.0 (h) x 11.0 (w) cm […]

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Bada Traditional Textiles, 5

Bada Traditional Textiles, 5

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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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Kaili Traditional Textiles 8

Kaili Traditional Textiles 8

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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

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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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