Tribal London 2021

Rudolf Smend


rudolf@smend.de

++49 173 984 0274 (WA / Signal)

 


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Kain Songket Limar 364

Kain Songket Limar 364
Ceremonial Selendang for women, Bangka-Isle, South-Sumatra

80 x 216cm

Weft ikat, Embroidery with gold wrapped threads, Supplementary weft

Good condition, Early 20th century

 


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Nobleman's outer hip wrapper 1759

Nobleman's outer hip wrapper 1759

Singaradja, North-Bali

Gold wrapped threads, natural dyes, weft Ikat, silk
Supplementary weft, Wayang figures
Designs symbolizing conical rice offerings fill the border.


Good condition
Mid 20th century or earlier

51 x 130 cm

 


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Aristocratic shawl 1760

Aristocratic shawl 1760

West Timor
Handspun cotton and natural dyes with embroidery



Good condition, DATE 1950 - 1960

21 x 190cm plus 2 x 7cm fringes

 


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Ceremonial cloth Saput Endek 1762

Ceremonial cloth Saput Endek 1762

Bali, 194 x 111cm

Decorative hanging during tooth filing ceremony Weft ikat, supplementary weft. Wayang figures alternate with tree of life pattern.
Gold wrapped threads

Good condition, Early 20th century

 


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Ceremonial cloth 1763

Ceremonial cloth 1763

Sumba

61 x 245 + Fringes 2 x 30cm

Weaving

Good condition, Second half of 20th century

 


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Womanís sarong 1765

Woman’s sarong 1765

East-Sumba, 120 x 163cm

With beads sewn on.
When the sarong wore out, the beaded panel would be removed and reused. The quality of the imagery is exceptional. This example shows a series of wild fowl in white beads.

Good condition, Early 20th century

 


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Blanket 1778

Blanket 1778

Timor, 135 x 188cm with frings

Local handspun and imported cotton. This large man’s blanket is made of three panels – two outer panels with narrow ikat bands and a larger central panel with embroidered silk images.

Good condition, First half of 20th century

 


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Blanket 1779

Blanket 1779

Timor, 105 x 185cm with frings

Weaving and stitching

Good condition, First half of 20th century

 


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Womanís sarong 1780

Woman’s sarong 1780

Atoin Meto; North-Central District of West-Timor

102 x 170cm, Local and imported cotton, warp ikat


Good condition, Mid of 20th century

 


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Ceremonial skirt, Tapis Limar Sekebar 1783

Ceremonial skirt, Tapis Limar Sekebar 1783

Lampung, South-Sumatra, 122 x 108cm

Natural dyes, gold wrapped thread, couching, Silkfloss, embroidery

Good condition, Early mid 20th century

 


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Kain Songket Limar, Ceremonial Selendang for women

Kain Songket Limar, Ceremonial Selendang for women 1784

Bangka Island, South-Sumatra, 87 x 218cm

Weft Ikat, silk, gold wrapped threads, supplementary weft

Good condition, Early 20th century

 


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Tapis Kaca, Ceremonial skirt 1920

Tapis Kaca, Ceremonial skirt 1920

Lampung, South-Sumatra, 140 x 102cm

Lead backed mirrors and sequins. Natural dyes, handspun cotton,
Supplementary weft weave

Good condition, Second half of 20th century

 


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Timor Blanket 1921

Blanket 1921

Timor, 35 x 111cm with frings, 11cm

Weaving and stitching

Good condition, First half of 20th century

 


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Sarita, ritual textile 1951

Sarita, ritual textile 1951
South-Sulawesi

Used in Toradja as sign/landmark on a pole
Cotton, the patterns were reserved by rice paste, (Batik technique)
Numerous patterns adorn this ritual cloth


Good condition, Mid 20th century or earlier

20 x 650 cm

 


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Shroud and ritual textile 1955

Shroud and ritual textile 1955

Rongkong, Central-Sulawesi, 210 x 160cm

Handspun cotton, Warp ikat

Good condition, First half of 20th century

 


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Selendang pelangi 2219

Selendang pelangi 2219

Region Palembang, South-Sumatra, 75 x 218cm

Home spun silk, Tie Dye and Tritik technique
Reservation by stitching and binding (Shibori)
Design influenced from India and Persia

Good condition, Mid of 20th century

 


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Kain Songket 7976

Kain Songket 7976

Palembang, Sumatra

Handspun cotton, gold wrapped threads, Supplementary weft
Good condition, ca. 1920 - 1930

85 x 217 cm

 


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Hip wrapper or shawl 7980

Hip wrapper or shawl 7980

Roti Island NTT

Hand spun cotton, natural dyes, warp ikat

Good condition, Second half of 20th century

 


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Sumba - Skirt 7983

Sumba - Skirt 7983

West-Sumba

Weft Ikat, hand spun cotton, natural dyes

Good condition, second half of 20th century

262 x 150cm

 


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Ceremonial cloth, Ulos Sibolang 7984

Ceremonial cloth, Ulos Sibolang 7984

Toba Batak, North-Sumatra, 260 x 106 cm

Warp ikat, handspun cotton, indigo blue

Good condition, Second half of 20th century

 


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Ritual textile, Saput Endek 7986

Ritual textile, Saput Endek 7986

Nusa Penida, Bali, 53 x 154cm

Cotton, natural dyes, gold wrapped threads.
Supplementary weft weave

Good condition, First half of 20th century

 


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Selimut, manís cloth 7987

Selimut, man’s cloth 7987

West-Timor , Niki Niki Region, 90 x 179cm with frings

Handspun cotton, natural dyes
Consisting of three panels
Unusual embroidery designs

Good condition, First half of 20th century

 


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Long scarf 7989 , Plangi

Long scarf 7989

Sulawesi, 23 x 218cm

Plangi, resist dye

Good condition, 2. Half 20th century

 


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Selimut, Manís blanket 7993

Selimut, Man’s blanket 7993

West Timor, Molo, 112 x 188cm

Handspun cotton and natural dyes.
This large man’s blanket is made of three panels – two outer panels with narrow ikat bands and a larger central panel with embroidered silk images.

Good condition, Second quarter of the 20th century

 


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Blanket 7995

Blanket 7995

Timor, 104 x 175cm with frings, 26cm

Weaving and stitching

Good condition, First half of 20th century

 


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Skirt 7997

Skirt 7997

Lembata, 106 x 190cm

Ikat weaving and embroidery, natural dye

Good condition, First half of 20th century

 


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Skirt 7999

Skirt 7999

Savu Island NTT, 116 x 164cm

Handspun cotton, warp ikat, natural dyes

Good condition, First half of 20th century

 


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Banner 8014 , Plangi

Banner 8014

Sumatra, 20 x 200cm + 2 x 15cm fringes

Plangi, resist dye

Good condition, 2. Half 20th century

 


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1764

sold

Kain Songket Limar 1764

Muntok, Bangka Island, Sumatra



Kain Songket Limar, Ceremonial Selendang for women



Good condition