Indonesian Traditional Textiles

Ceremonial Textile (Sarita), Toraja culture, Indonesia, Sulawesi.

Ceremonial Textile (Sarita), Toraja culture, Indonesia, Sulawesi.

Ikat from East Sumba, IndonesiaHinggi kawuru (pahudur). 'Blue Sumba' (handspun). Named not after largest motif, but after most important: andung (skull tree). Large naga (dragons), ayam (cocks), buaya (crocodiles). Pagi-sore: top and bottom different.

Ikat from East Sumba, IndonesiaHinggi kawuru (pahudur). 'Blue Sumba' (handspun). Named not after largest motif, but after most important: andung (skull tree). Large naga (dragons), ayam (cocks), buaya (crocodiles). Pagi-sore: top and bottom different.

intricately detailed Indonesian batik pattern: wax has been used for centuries in the treatment of textiles however I'm using it to dictate form.

intricately detailed Indonesian batik pattern: wax has been used for centuries in the treatment of textiles however I'm using it to dictate form.

Ikat from Toraja, Sulawesi, Indonesia

Ikat from Toraja, Sulawesi, Indonesia

Sumba hinggi (Indonesia)

Sumba hinggi (Indonesia)

(Sarita) Date: 19th–early 20th century Geography: Indonesia, Sulawesi Culture: Toraja Medium: Cotton Dimensions: L. 192 x W. 10 1/4 in. (487.7 x 26 cm) Classification: Textiles-Woven

(Sarita) Date: 19th–early 20th century Geography: Indonesia, Sulawesi Culture: Toraja Medium: Cotton Dimensions: L. 192 x W. 10 1/4 in. (487.7 x 26 cm) Classification: Textiles-Woven

Vintage Indigo IKat from Sumba Indonesia. This vintage Ikat, woven, with stylized birds and animals has been dyed with a natural deep indigo ,finished with a fringe on both ends, making it a stunning piece to hang on any wall. Approx 40years old 230cm length x 118cm width

Vintage Indigo IKat from Sumba Indonesia. This vintage Ikat, woven, with stylized birds and animals has been dyed with a natural deep indigo ,finished with a fringe on both ends, making it a stunning piece to hang on any wall. Approx 40years old 230cm length x 118cm width

Ikat from Toraja, Sulawesi, Indonesia

Ikat from Toraja, Sulawesi, Indonesia

Ikat from Toraja, Sulawesi, Indonesia

Ikat from Toraja, Sulawesi, Indonesia

Traditional Ikat from Toraja, Sulewesi Indonesia. Kain Tenun Toraja

Traditional Ikat from Toraja, Sulewesi Indonesia. Kain Tenun Toraja

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