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Mau Naek from Timor

Mau Naek from Timor

This textile was made in the traditional community of Boti in West Timor. The weaver group spins thread into cotton ...
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Ei Ledo from Savu

Ei Ledo from Savu

The culture of Savu and Rai Jua places great weight on ancestry, birthplace, and community life. The local traditional religion, ...
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Agal Weft Ikat Nusa penida Bali

Agal from Nusa Penida

Agal Nusa Penida, Bali Nusa Penida remains among the few places in Bali where traditional dyeing and unique weaving techniques ...
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Geringsing Cemplong

Geringsing from Bali

Geringsing Pat Likur Tenganan Pegerinsingan, Bali The Balinese village of Tenganan Pergerinsingan is one of three place sin the world ...
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Pua Kumbu from Kalimantan

Pua Kumbu from Kalimantan

Pua Kumbu Sintang, Kalimantan Pua kumbu are large blanket-sized textiles that are dyed red with Morinda citrifolia root bark. The ...
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Lou Zeldis Batiks from Java

Lou Zeldis Batiks from Java

Lou Zeldis Batiks Surakarta, Java These hand-drawn batiks are Lou Zeldis originals and one-of-a-kind. Each is the result of much ...
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Songket from Bali

Songket from Bali

Songket Sidemen, Bali Songket is a supplementary weft technique, the motif being created in the base weave during weaving. The ...
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Cepuk Sudamala from Nusa Penida

Cepuk Sudamala from Nusa Penida

Cepuk Sudamala Nusa Penida, Bali In Bali, each child has four such siblings that manifest physically as the umbilical cord, ...
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Sekomandi from Sulawesi

Sekomandi from Sulawesi

Sekomandi Architectural Hanging The sekomandi textile has an ikat centre field and striped border panels. The ikat is always two ...
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Beti Naek from Timor

Beti Naek from Timor

Each of the three stunning textiles shown below contains water elements so essential to our life. Beti Naek This beti naek textile from ...
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