KAIN IKAT FROM BABAR, INDONESIA
- 109 BABAR
Roie irai (sarong). Warp ikat. 1890-1930. Probably Wetan island.
- 198 BABAR
Roie irai (sarong). Warp ikat. Early 20th c. Probably one of the smallest islands of the group.
- 278 BABAR
Roie irai (sarong). Warp ikat. Late colonial. Most likely Marsela. Identification as Babar is not definitive but supported by various clues. May also be from Luang. .
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Map of Babar
Astronaut's photo of Babar, Wetan and Masela, taken from Space Station. Provided by Image Science and Analysis Laboratory, NASA-Johnson Space Center.
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