KAIN IKAT FROM BANGKA, INDONESIA
- 069 BANGKA
Limar (shawl). Weft ikat. 18th to mid 19th c. Malay people. Probably Muntok village on Bangka, else from Palembang.
- 070 BANGKA
Limar (shawl). Weft ikat. 1750-1825. Bangka, probably Muntok village, Malay people.
- 147 BANGKA
Limar (shawl). Weft ikat. 1850-1900. Probably Muntuk on Bangka, less likely Palembang on Sumatra. Malay people.
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The links above give access to detailed descriptions of all the cloths from this island or region in the collection. The full article on the historical and cultural background of this island or region is temporarily inaccessible. As dissemination of information on Indonesian ikat is one of our primary aims, you can be assured that full public access will be restored as soon as feasible. Should you wish to access the deaccessioned information for scholarly purposes, please contact us through the contact page.
One of the better sources is Susan Rodgers, Anne Summerfield, John Summerfield, Gold Cloths of Sumatra: Indonesia's Songkets from Ceremony to Commodity.
Map of Bangka
Map showing Bangka and Palemband prepared by the Survey of India. Click on map to open high-resolution scan of area map made by Leyden University in seperate windown.
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