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.

Indonesia, sawu (Seba) Island village, display of traditional ikat weavings, local girl

Indonesia, Sawu (Seba) Island village ( Island group in the Savu Sea, East Nusa Tenggara), display of traditional ikat weavings, local girl

Ikat, Batik Blazer, Blouse Batik, Jacket, Clothes, Fashion, Blazers, Kebaya, Indonesia

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.

Cotton ikat hinggi (blanket) from East Sumba, Sumba, Indonesia, ca.

Antik Batik Bistro Beaded Dress by Dress Sensation on @HauteLook - so elegant--perfect for a work cocktail reception with the higher-ups!

Antik Batik Bistro Beaded Dress in Black - Crew neck - Side zip closure - Back keyhole with button closures - Sleeveless - Allover sequin - Allover bead detail - Lined - Approx.

Ceremonial Hanging (Porilonjong) - Rongkong Toraja people - Sulawesi Island, Indonesia - probably 19th century - Metropolitan Museum

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

Double ikat weaving of Tenganan village, Bali - Patterns are tied into the warp (vertical) or the weft (horizontal) threads, but not both. The Tenganan designs are tied and dyed into both warp and weft threads before the two types are interwoven for a final pattern, the precision techniques closely guarded secrets by Tenganan families. The textiles are considered to have protective magical powers and are also used to send off the deceased in religious rituals such as cremations

Double ikat weaving of Tenganan village. Patterns are tied into the warp (vertical) or the weft (horizontal) threads, but not both.

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