Man's cotton selimut, the warp threads tie-dyed before weaving in ikat technique. Main ground black, with small geometric motifs in red, yellow and white arranged in an all over open diamond lattice design. Narrow selvedge stripes of red, yellow, black and white. Warp ends left as a fringe. Flores, Indonesia. (AF32) See Hamilton, Roy W. Gift of the Cotton Maiden; Textiles of Flores and the Solor Islands. Fowler Museum of Cultural History. Los Angeles.
These objects are only a part of our collections, of which there are more than 350,000 objects. This information comes from our collections database. Some of this is incomplete and there may be errors. This part of the website is also still under construction, so there may be some fields repeated or incorrectly formatted information.
The database sometimes uses language taken from historical documents to help research, which may now appear outdated and even offensive. The database also includes information on objects that are considered secret or sacred by some communities.
If you have any further information about objects in our collections or can suggest corrections to our information, please contact us: email@example.com