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Early Indonesian Textiles from Three Island Cultures

Robert J. Holmgren

Early Indonesian Textiles from Three Island Cultures

by Robert J. Holmgren

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Published by Harry N. Abrams .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Architecture

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11321516M
    ISBN 100810964589
    ISBN 109780810964587
    OCLC/WorldCa231896140

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    Adams, Marie Jeanne, System and Meaning in East Sumba Textile Design: A Study in Traditional Indonesian Art, Yale University Southeast Asia Studies, The first monograph on ikat from East Sumba, one of the most cited sources of information on the subject. Adams, Marie Jeanne, Symbols of the Organized Community in East Sumba, Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en . India: Art and Culture – is a tribute to the rich and varied culture of India as represented in the later art of the subcontinent, dating from the fourteenth through the nineteenth century. Comprehensive in its conceptual framework, this presentation of three hundred thirty-three works brings together masterpieces.

    Indonesia was formerly known as the Dutch East Indies (or Netherlands East Indies). Although Indonesia did not become the country’s official name until the time of independence, the name was used as early as by a German geographer; it is thought to derive from the Greek indos, meaning “India,” and nesos, meaning “island.”After a period of occupation by the Japanese . Described by generations of foreign ethnographers and collectors as "ship cloths" because of the predominance of a ship motif, they were said to represent the "ship of the dead." In Sumatra these cloths are also called sesai balak. No convincing field data were ever collected from 19th century weavers or traditional owners about the iconography. Since then, there has been great .


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Early Indonesian Textiles from Three Island Cultures by Robert J. Holmgren Download PDF EPUB FB2

Early Indonesian Textiles from Three Island Cultures: Sumba Toraja Lampung Hardcover – March 1, by Robert J. Holmgren (Author)Author: Robert J. Holmgren, Anita E. Spertus. Early Indonesian textiles from three island cultures: Sumba, Toraja, Lampung Robert J. Holmgren, Anita E. Spertus, Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.) Snippet view.

Early Indonesian Textiles from Three Island Cultures by Robert J. Holmgren and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Through forty-five textiles and related objects selected from their collection, they trace the history and culture of three very distinctive island cultures, each with a radically different approach to design.

The imagery of Sumba, an isolated tribal society, is. Island Southeast Asia, Oceania, and Global Tribal Art News Resource Spotlight | “Early Indonesian Textiles from Three Island Cultures: Sumba, Toraja, Lampung” by Robert J.

Holmgren & Anita E. Spertus. this book is a great review of most of the varied types of textiles in indonesia. with lots of colorful pictures that illustrate both the textiles and the processes and people that produce them, this is a resource classic. gillow and dawson make a splendid team, and the latest reprint of this book probably won't be the by: 3.

Early catalog of Indonesian textiles, from a show at UC Berkeley in Just 15 color plates; b&w photos are pretty good. Color reproductions are just OK, typical quality for that time. The "book" is more typical of an art-magazine in size and binding; 98 pages. The information presented is pertinent and interesting.4/5(1).

Textiles form one of Indonesia's best known exports. They are also a significant Indonesian art Early Indonesian Textiles from Three Island Cultures book. Traditionally, spinning, dyeing, and weaving were tasks performed by women. They symbolized creation. Many of the designs also have special meaning.

Some were. INDONESIAN TEXTILES at the Tropenmuseum itie van hout sonja wijs. Indonesian Textiles_p__HT def 3.

Antique Indonesian textiles. 1, likes 5 talking about this. A large private collection of rare antique textiles from Indonesia for sale and trade. We are also looking to buy very good ers: K. Batik occupies a special place in Indonesian culture. Each fabric has a rich story to tell—as a reflection of the nation's religious beliefs, sophisticated court cultures and cosmopolitan history.

The extraordinary textiles in this book are from the 5/5(3). “The most exciting textile tour you are ever likely to find – the trip of a lifetime!” This is the lead sentence for the Tribal Weaving of the Lesser Sunda Islands of Indonesia that hooked me this past May.

Did it hook you. Indonesia has been at the top of my textile travel list since I bought my very first collectible piece in my twenties–a ceremonial sarong in deep indigo and morinda.

Patterns of Culture The Textiles of Bali and Nusa Tenggara by H. Coleman (Edited by M. Hann) answers to all of the author’s questions about the textiles, culture and language of South Central Timor; of Universitas Mataram, for 2 These figures for the number of islands are provided by the Indonesian Ministry of Home Affairs.

Indonesian Traditional Textiles: Holding That Thread of Thought An introduction to Indonesian textiles and their traditional uses Any expat that attends bazaars organized by community groups will see heaps and piles and overflowing tables stacked with gloriously patterned silk and cotton batiks and weavings from every part of Indonesia.

The remote ikat-weaving islands of eastern Indonesia have one of the most diverse textile cultures on the planet. Hand-woven cloth plays a pivotal role in the cohesion of all these societies, cementing clan alliances through complex gift exchanges, reinforcing tribal loyalties and underpinning the annual cycle of rituals.

Internationally, Sumbanese textiles are collected as examples of textile designs of the highest quality and are found in major museums around the world, as well as in the homes of collectors. Since the early s, the Dutch were exporting textiles from Sumba. Today, great numbers of textiles are still produced by a relatively small number of women, mainly from the eastern.

Three of the main textile practices in Indonesia, Batik, Ikat, and Songket, all have rich and varied histories that span back centuries and have travelled over continents. Perhaps the most well-known and wide-reaching of the Indonesian crafts is Batik fabric, which was spread half-way around the world to Europe and Africa via : Sophie Finney.

Early Indonesian Textiles from Three Island Cultures: Sumba, Toraja, Lampung, Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. Dallas Museum of Art. Indonesian textile. See "Additional Information". Solheim, Wilhem G., "A Look at L'Art Prebouddhique de la Chine et de l'Asie du Sud-Est et Son Influence en Oceanie Forty Years After".

– Based on first-hand research, often conducted in remote areas, John Gillow's account comprises a history of textile production in the Indonesian archipelago, from Balinese double-ikats and Javanese silks to the gold-thread brocades of Sumatra.5/5(3). BARONG Book By DAVID EVANS Hand Made Book Indonesian Art Indonesian Textiles Indonesian Culture A Book Of Drawings and Life of Barong SarahGriersonSells 5 out of 5 stars (88) $ $ $ (10% off).

Batik is an Indonesian technique of wax-resist dyeing applied to whole cloth. This technique originated from Java, Indonesia.

Batik is made either by drawing dots and lines of the resist with a spouted tool called a tjanting, or by printing the resist with a copper stamp called a cap. The applied wax resists dyes and therefore allows the artisan to colour selectively by soaking the Country: Indonesia.The National Gallery of Australia holds one of the richest public collections of Indonesian textiles in the world.

Now, thanks to the generous assistance of the Australia-Indonesia Institute (AII), the extensive collection of over works is accessible to scholars, researchers and textile enthusiasts across the globe through this website.

A major undertaking, all of the textiles .Early Indonesian Textiles from Three Island Cultures (New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, c), by Robert J. Holmgren and Anita E.

Spertus (page images and PDF with commentary at and Google) Filed under: Textile fabrics, Toraja -- Exhibitions.