Ikat from Sumba, Sumba, Indonesia.  - "Average blue Sumba with a strong pattern, and decent weaving. This type of hinggi is typical of the kind worn by commoners, other colours being forbidden to them."

Ikat from Sumba, Sumba, Indonesia. - "Average blue Sumba with a strong pattern, and decent weaving. This type of hinggi is typical of the kind worn by commoners, other colours being forbidden to them.

Ceremonial Hanging (Porilonjong) [Rongkong Toraja people, Sulawesi Island, Indonesia] (1990.335.19)

Ceremonial Hanging (Porilonjong) - Rongkong Toraja people - Sulawesi Island, Indonesia - probably century - Metropolitan Museum

Hinggi Sumba. Indonesia

The wide dark alligator border and narrow strip border at the bottom are repeated at the top. This man's shoulder cloth or sarong is probably 20 to 30 years old - dyed with the traditional indigo and kombu

Pua kumbu, ritual cloth (detail) Indonesia, West Kalimantan, Kantu or Mualang people, 19th or early 20th century. The Textile Museum, Washington, DC. http://www.textilemuseum.org/

Pua kumbu, ritual cloth (detail) Indonesia, West Kalimantan, Kantu or Mualang…

Woven in history: Weaving ulos in Lumban Suhi-suhi is a part of life for women in the village. (Photo by Edna Tarigan)

Woven in history: Weaving ulos in Lumban Suhi-suhi is a part of life for women in the village. (Photo by Edna Tarigan) Samosir Island, Sumatra.

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