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  • 092 KISAR
    Senikir (shawl). Warp ikat. 1925-1945 . Meher people, probably.
  • 101 KISAR
    Homnon (sarong). Warp ikat. 1910-1930. Oirata, probably.
  • 102 KISAR
    Homnon (sarong). Warp ikat. 19th c. Oirata, probably.
  • 103 KISAR
    Homnon (sarong). Warp ikat. Late 19th to early 20th c. Oirata, probably.
  • 134 KISAR
    Homnon (sarong). Warp ikat. 1910-1930. Oirata, probably.
  • 138 KISAR
    Homnon (sarong). Warp ikat. 1900-1925. Meher people, probably.
  • 200 KISAR
    Waistcloth. Warp ikat. 19th c. or early 20th c. Probably made by one of the last mestizo weavers on the island.
  • 273 KISAR
    Sarong. Warp ikat. 1950 or before. Oirata.
  • 274 KISAR
    Homnon (sarong). Warp ikat. Circa 1950. Oirata.
  • 275 KISAR
    Sarong. Warp ikat. Late colonial period. Unidentified. Kisar-speaking people (?).
  • 276 KISAR
    Homnon or lavre (sarong). Warp ikat. 1950 or before. Oirata, probably. Tentatively ascribed to Kisar, because overall design is in Kisar style, but colour palette is from Luang. .
  • 281 KISAR
    Homnon (sarong), cloth for. Warp ikat. First half 20th C. Kisar/Meher speaking people.

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As yet there is no monograph on the textiles of Kisar, or even of the Southern Moluccas as a group. Please inform us if you know of one published.

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