BATIK of Javanese [Indonesian] origin

BATIK of Javanese [Indonesian] origin is melted wax applied to cotton cloth. In Yogyakarta , I watched fascinated as tradition.

Africa | Detail from a rare men's hand spun cotton wrapper cloth from the Bondoukou area, north east part of the Ivory Coast llustrates two of the distinctive aspects of pattern layout within this tradition that differ from those of the Asante and Ewe in Ghana, namely a focus on the centre of the fabric and an alignment of patterns in rows down the cloth (rather than the chequerboard type layout typical in Ghana.) | ca. 1900

Detail from a rare men's hand spun cotton wrapper cloth from the Bondoukou area, northeast part of the Ivory Coast (ca. via Adire African Textiles_I love this as a landscape pattern

Batik dengan motif burung sawunggaling (ayam jantan, berasal dari mitos Jawa) karya Go Tik Swan, 1964, koleksi Iwan Tirta.

Batik dengan motif burung sawunggaling (ayam jantan, berasal dari mitos Jawa) karya Go Tik Swan, koleksi Iwan Tirta.

Traditional Woven Ikat Cloth, Sumba, Indonesia

Traditional Woven Ikat Cloth, Sumba, Indonesia I like these motifs, they look like a kind of totem with human's pictures and wonderful garmonized colour!

Otavalo - Ecuador

Otavalos are a Andean culture located in Ecuador. They have many art expressions, from jewelry to clothing. Geometric patterns are very attractive, specially because they are worked with a very str…

Africa | Men's hand spun cotton wrapper cloth from the Bondoukou area, north east part of the Ivory Coast | ca. 1900

Men's hand spun cotton wrapper cloth from the Bondoukou area, north east part of the Ivory Coast,

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