Monday, May 28, 2007

Ulos Batak --010

Ulos Rojed

Material: Cotton
Region: Sumatra
Dimensions: C. 28 x 81 inches

From the Batak people, Sumatra, a handwoven ikat shoulder cloth with indigo central panel in surisuri style. This style is called ulos rojed - see THE BATAK, by Achim Sibeth, p. 203, #285. Burgundy side panels, corded fringe.

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