From our Southeast Asia Collection, a vibrant and highly decorative Indonesian batik in the form of a village scene with figures, from Yogyjakarta (Indonesia), executed in rich turquoise, black, brown, straw color, and other earth tones, and signed by the artist.
Batik is one of many methodologies of fabric decoration employed in Indonesia's long and rich textile tradition...
From our Indian Subcontinent Collection, an extremely fine and beautiful Mughal - style silk rug executed in the “tree of life pattern,” with various pairs of fauna and flora in the center medallion, and flanked by additional flora and geometric motifs in the border areas...
From our Southeast Asia Collection, a lovely handmade silk on cotton vintage table runner from Laos, using tan colored silk woven into geometric designs with magenta and blue/green colored accents. The runner is shown only half size as we have folded it to fit within the confines of our display boards, but it is actually quite long and very well-suited for long dinner tables or sideboards. It can also be displayed either framed or unframed as a wall hanging...
From our World Handicrafts Collection (Ex-Asia), a large, fine, and wonderfully vibrant hand-made kilim from Uzbekistan or the Caucasus Region, with bird and geometric motifs executed in a rich multicolor palette of indigo, red, blue, mint green, brown, cream, and purple against a burnt orange ground. A very elegant, intricate, and sophisticated example...
Perk up a room with this superb quality large handwoven Chinese Needlepoint Carpet. Purchased in the '80's from Stark Carpet, the best designer rug showroom in the country, this rug has a soft beige colored ground composed of finely knotted New Zealand wool flat pile with an allover pattern of colorful floral sprays in shades of rose, peach, green, brown and russet. Size: 9'2" x 11'2". Condition is like new. Retail Value: $4500.00
This is a cotton unlined woman's kimono ( yukata ) with geometric design which is katazome ( stencil-dyeing ). Sewn by hand. In excellent condition. Late 20th century. 130cm x 147cm
54 yards on the bolt of off white 118 inches wide sheer .
An undamaged handwoven sarong, with two bands in ikat technique. It is made in the 1970's in the village of Olilit Lama on Yamdena island in the south Moluccan Tanimbar group. It is sewn as sarong and used.
The ikat bands are in cotton the sarong mixed.
Width 70cm, double, so open would be 140cm, length 185cm
An handwoven sarong partly in ikat technique. It is made in Olilit Lama on Yamdena island in the south Moluccan Tanimbar group. It is not yet used and not yet sewn as a sarong. It is made in the 1980's.
It would make an extremely beautifull large shawl. very pleasant to feel the material.
Width 160cm, length 150cm
A woven cotton sarong, partly in ikat technique. It is made in Olilit Lama on Yamdena island in the soutn Moluccan Tanimbar group. It is made in the late 1980's and sewn as a sarong, also used for the traditional dances.
Width 74cm, when openend it would be 140cm, Length 145cm
A handwoven partly in ikat technique piece of cloth for a sarong. Still open, not sewn as a sarong. It is made in the late 1980's in Olilit Lama on Yamdena island in the Tanimbar group in the souht Moluccans.
it would make an extremely beautifull shawl
width 142cm, length 150cm
A handwoven cotton cloth with geko motif.
It is made in Soe village in west Timor in the late 1980's.
The geko pattern is beautifully woven in the cloth with a positive and negative side. The cloth is not 100% straight. visible on the photo.
width 97cm, lenght 150cm
A west Timor woven cotton cloth with ikat technique band in the middle. Made in the late 1980's.
width 103,5cm, length 190cm
An cotton ikat cloth from the island of Rote, west of Timor. It is made in the early 1990's.
it makes a very beautifull shawl.
Width 91,5cm, Length 160cm
An Indonesian cotton ikat cloth from Alor island north of Timor. It is made in the 1990's from homespun cotton. The colours are made from plants, blue from indigo and red from the bark of a tree.
Width 55cm, length 155cm
An ikat cloth from Watu Blapi village in east Flores. It is made in the traditional way from homespun cotton with dyes from plants. Indigo for blue, the bark of a tree for red and leaves for yellow/green.
The pattern is peacock and roses, a pattern for very young women.
The cloth is not yet sewn as a sarong but still open, in one piece.
Width 65cm, length 280cm
A cotton ikat cloth from Watu Blapi village in east Flores. It is made in approximately 2007 but in traditional technique. It is dyed with natural colours. the blue from Indigo, the red from the bark of a tree. It is very fine ikat specially made by older woman and only older woman could wear it as a sorong. This one is not sewn together and would make a very beautifull cloth for over a long table.
An ikat cloth from Bungalawan village on Adonara island, east of Flores. It is made in the late 1990's from homespun cotton and done with natural colours.
It is made into a sarong, local woman would wear it like this.
Width 66cm, length 126cm