KAIN IKAT FROM SERAM, INDONESIA
- 078 SERAM
Ute-ute (sarong). Warp ikat. 1900-1930. Tambilau, a hamlet on southern Seram.
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There is very little recent literature specifically dealing with ikat from Seram. A good source is a very well researched but obscure 1952 article by Niggemeyer. Please alert us if a new source appears.
Map of Seram (Ceram)
Map showing position of Seram (Ceram) in the Moluccas. French, probably early 1700s.
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