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.

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.

Ready to sell: a gallery in Waingapu, Sumba, selling handmade ikat. The word ikat means to bind. It is also known as the tie and dye process used by weavers in Indonesia, and Sumba is famous for producing some of the most beautiful examples using traditional methods. (Photo by Electra Gillies)

a gallery in Waingapu, Sumba, selling handmade ikat. The word ikat means to bind. (Photo by Electra Gillies)

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.

Ikat from East Sumba, Sumba, Indonesia

Pusaka Collection of Indonesian Ikat * Textile Sumba, East Sumba, Indonesia, Warp ikat

Pusaka Collection of Indonesian Ikat * Textile 064 Sulawesi Toraja Indonesia Warp ikat

Pusaka Collection of Indonesian Ikat * Textile Sulawesi, Toraja, Indonesia, Warp ikat

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