Coming from a nation of over 13,000 islands, the textiles of Indonesia are as varied as their sources, with each group employing unique motifs and imparting their own special meanings. As important cultural artifacts, these textiles tell us much about the beliefs and social systems of the people who make and use them. This collection comes from the islands of Bali, Borneo, Java, Sumatra, Sumba, and Timor. The techniques of batik, ikat, supplementary warp and weft weaving (including songket), and embroidery are employed; materials are primarily cotton, although some are silk.






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Weft Ikat Hipwrap
( 'Endek Saput' )
 
Balinese 'Endek' Saput - TIB130
SOLD
 
 
Antique Silk and Songket Chestwraps & Belt
 
 
Balinese Breastwrap/'Curare' - TIB106   Balinese Breastwrap/'Curare' - TIB109
     
     
 

Folk Art Embroideries ('Ider Ider')

     
     
Balinese Ceremonial Valence - TIB118
     
     
     
Balinese Ceremonial Valence - TIB120
     
     
     






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Batik Hipwrap ('Kain Panjang')
'Pagi/Sore' Style

Batik Hipwrap (kain panjang) Pagi/Sore style - TIJ102
 
 






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Ceremonial Wallhanging ('Tirai')

Ceremonial Wallhanging 'Tirai' - TISA184
 
 
 
 
'Adat' Cloth from Pasemah
Pasemah 'Adat' Runner - TISA102
 
 
 
'Songket' Cloth from Pasemah
 
Pasemah Runner - TISA101
 
 
 
Wedding Embroidery from South Sumatra

Embroidery from South Sumatra - TISA136
 
 
 
 
REPRODUCTION SHIP CLOTHS ('TAMPAN')
 
Large 'Tampan'
 
Large Sumatran Shipcloth/'Tampan' - TISA109
 
 
 
Medium 'Tampan'
 
Medium Sumatran Shipcloth/'Tampan' - TISA115 Medium Sumatran Shipcloth/'Tampan' - TISA116
   
   
   
Medium Sumatran Shipcloth/'Tampan' - TISA118 Medium Sumatran Shipcloth/'Tampan' - TISA119
   
   
   






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Melolo Runners


Melolo Runner - TISB118
 
 
 
Melolo Runner - TISB119
 
 
 
Melolo Runner - TISB120
 
 
 
Melolo Runner - TISB121
 
 
 


Woman's Ceremonial Skirt ('Lau Hada')


Woman's Ceremonial Skirt 'lau hada' - TISB117
 
 
 





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Woman's Tube Dress

Tube Dress - TIT104
 






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Ikat Ceremonial Cloths ('Pua/Kumbu')


Kalimantan 'Pua/Kumbu' - TIO103
Kalimantan 'Pua/Kumbu' - TIO104
SOLD    




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