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Ikat
traditional blankets of Timor & Eastern Indonesia

detail

Men's Blanket - Kemak People
Ilat Laun - Maliana Village
Bobonaro Regency - East Timor
Late 20th C - 37" X 68"
481 grams


This two panel Kemak blanket has a commercial cotton trade thread for the ikat portions and on the edges with hand spun cotton thread in the mid section. The detail j peg shows the transition area between the hand spun and trade thread.


REF#KMK1118

1118 detail
kemak east timor

Men's Blanket - Kemak People
Ilat Laun - Maliana Village
Bobonaro Regency - East Timor
Late 20th C - 67" X 38"
689 grams
Kemak blankets are quiet, elegant, understated and somber. The natural indigo dye is extremely deep and the field is hand spun indigenous cotton.


REF#KMK38

KMK38
TX804 full
tx804detail

Kain Kermak
Marobo Village
Maliana District
East Timor
Late 20th C
41.5" X 75" -77"
804 grams

A sombre, understated traditional Kemak village textile executed on handspun indigenous cotton with natural dyes.

REF#TX804


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