Ceremonial Indonesian Ikat - 1'8 x 20'

Ceremonial Indonesian Ikat - 1'8 x 20'

Regular price $950.00 Sale

This ikat was handmade on the island of Sumba in Indonesia during the middle of the 20th century.

Ikat is a warp-resist dyeing technique similar to "tie-dyeing". It is a narrative textile that was likely intended for a wedding. It features various scenes of what appears to be a bride and groom arm in arm as well as on horseback and an animal being prepared for a feast. In a very large and unusual format with a palette of ivory, black, yellow, and blue.

In good condition with some holes and light staining (as pictured)

Size: 1'8" x 20' [51 cm x 610 cm]

Age: Midcentury 

Origin: Indonesia

Type of Textile: Ikat

Material: Cotton

Pile Height: N/A

Condition: Very Good


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