Vintage ikat handmade on the island of Sumba in Indonesia. Crafted in two strips featuring color palette of brown, gold and terra-cotta with indigo blue details.

Vintage Sumbanese Ikat - 3'7 x 8'3

Regular price $575.00 Sale

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

Ikat is a warp resist dyeing technique similar to "tie dyeing". It is crafted in two strips and features a warm color palette of brown, gold, and terra-cotta, with indigo blue details. A variety of symbols are found on the cloth including men, lobsters, horses and serpents. 

In excellent condition, signs of wear consistent with age. 


Size: 3'7" x 8'3"

Age: 1950-1975

Country of Origin: Sumba, Indonesia

Type of Textile: Ikat

Material: 100% Cotton

Pile Height: Flatwoven

Condition: Excellent




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